Gary F. Cornelius

Lieutenant Gary Cornelius retired in 2005 from the Fairfax County (VA) Office of the Sheriff, after serving over 27 years in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. His career included assignments in confinement, work release, planning and policy development, programs, and classification.


The Correctional Officer cover

The Correctional Officer: A Practical Guide, Third Edition

by Gary F. Cornelius

2017, 432 pp, paper, ISBN 978-1-61163-453-2


Teacher's Manual available


Stressed Out: Strategies for Living and Working in Corrections, Third Edition

by Gary F. Cornelius

Forthcoming March 2024, paper, ISBN 978-1-61163-744-1

2023 Teacher's Manual forthcoming