FSIN complained of depression and hopelessness in the eyes of the employees

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The staff of the Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN) have a tremendous psychological pressure due to the nature of their work, said Deputy head of Department Valery Maksimenko in an interview to “Interfax”.

He noted that human rights activists say the obsolescence even of young employees, and FSIN agrees. “In their eyes, such grief, such hopelessness,” — said Maksimenko.

FSIN also seeing an increase in attacks on prisoners and staff of correctional system, which is partly attributed to the reluctance of employees to use non-lethal weapons protection due to the increased bureaucratization of such incidents. “Then a year will have to go to investigators, prosecutors, courts, to justify and to unsubscribe, to prove a point, even under criminal case can be reached,” — said the Deputy Minister.

According to Maksimenko, depressed workers associated with daily dealing with criminals, especially convicted for grave and especially grave articles of the, “disadvantaged, optimistic and projecting my feelings and emotions to others”. He also pointed to the small salary of the employees.

To combat moral fatigue of prison staff hired more than three thousand psychologists. Currently in correctional institutions opened more than 1.1 thousand offices of psychological care, where there are hundreds of thousands of surveys per year.

Earlier it was reported that in the same interview, Maximenko explained the beating of prisoners in the colonies “lack of brains” individual employees and not by defects in the system.

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