Frederick County Adult Detention Center is a county jail run by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office. This jail was opened in 1984 and now is responsible for holding those accused and sentenced to less than 18 months in jail. The detention center consists of those accused or convicted of various crimes ranging from a driving with a suspended license to assault and murder. The Frederick County Corrections is broken up into four divisions: administrative, security, community, and inmate services.
1. What are five goals of juvenile corrections? How effectively are these goals achieved? The goals of juvenile corrections are too deter, rehabilitate and reintegrate, prevent, punish and reattribute, as well as isolate and control youth offenders and offenses. Each different goal comes with its own challenges. The goal of deterrence has its limits; because rules and former sanctions, as well anti-criminal modeling and reinforcement are met with young rebellious minds. Traditional counseling and
In today’s world, Delinquents are not one of the hot topics you see on the news every day on the nightly news. However, after doing a little research on the juvenile detention centers, one might think that they should be on the news every night until something is fixed. In some cases, jail guards have been caught beating and assaulting children in jail so badly that they have broken bones and scarred them for life. There have also been studies proving that counseling children provide a better chance
Working as a Juvenile Supervision Officer for the Fort Bend County Juvenile Probation Department, I come in contact with a lot of juvenile offenders. What I have notice during my tenure is that the majority of the juveniles I see are minorities, African- American, Hispanic and Asian young men and women. According to The Sentencing Project, “In 2010, African Americans comprised 17 percent of all juveniles, but 31 percent of all arrests.” Do juveniles of color commit crimes and come in contact with
| Juvenile Corrections | The History, Recidivism Rates, and What Works | | Gina Pardue | Corrections - SPEA J331Dr. Robert Ramsey | 12/12/2012 | | Definition of Juvenile Corrections Juvenile corrections encompasses the portions of the criminal justice system that deal with juvenile offenders. Many of these facilities and programs seem to mirror jails and prisons, but juvenile corrections are not meant for long term sentences. Sometimes sentences for juveniles are only several
Correction Officers and problems they Deal With The problems that correctional officers deal with are low paid, and not enough people to do the job. They also have to deal with prisoner who have mental health problems and are not in their right mind. They also have to be on the lookout for ones who want to cause harm to others or the guards. They make shank and blowdarts that they can kill or harm another with. The inmates get new law that is in their favor every day while we lose more and more
house of corrections for most crimes (“History Of Corrections”, n.d.). Thus, the “penitentiary” was created to keep prisoners isolated from society and one another to reflect on their past misdeeds, repent, and reform (“History Of Corrections”, n.d.). Today, an array of correctional facilities house over two million offenders across the U.S. Jails are smaller than prisons housing short term offenders or individuals waiting for trial and are run by local governments, such as cities or counties (J.F.
Eyes Have Seen Abuse by police officers and officers in penal institutions is a big subject in the media now. Turn to a news station and the chances of seeing at least on case are pretty high. The most unreported incidents, however, is actually assault on police officers and corrections officers. The media does not report these issues nearly as much as it tries to portray officer assault on criminals. Why is it that the media covers up the big issue of officer assault and reports the “innocent”
A Day with the County Juvenile Probation Officer I followed employees of the County Juvenile Probation Department for a day. I spent most of the day with the Victims Information Coordinator (VIC), although I did get to speak with many probation officers as well as the drug counselor in the department. I learned many things while I was visiting the department. For the better part of the day, I spent time with Pat, the Victims Information Coordinator. She is the person
Literature Review Introduction The juvenile justice system in America has been through numerous phases of growth. In recent years, it has endured extensive changes that have taken place as a product of reforms made to revitalize the innovative principle of juvenile justice, the idea of bringing individual justice and treatment to the heart of the system. This assessment of related literature looks particularly at the accessible studies on juvenile detention centers in order to prove the negative effects