Felony Offenders Can Be Rehabilitation

1025 WordsJul 15, 20185 Pages
The rehabilitation of violent offenders is very rare but is possible to the offenders that actually want to be rehabilitated. Contrary to the public opinion, people convicted of felony offenses can be rehabilitated, but they must determine their future path for themselves and not rely on the prison system to do all the work for them. Rehabilitation is a process and a department that should take the lead (Africa News Service 1 of 3 pages). Also, People do not think that offenders will return to their criminal ways again, while after parole and the committee will observe all relevant aspects (Africa News Service 2 of 3). Furthermore, research shows that prisoners are penitentiary or a correctional facility and they are alike to the…show more content…
In a like manner, research explains that if prisioners work and get the proper help they need whenever they are in prison then they can help themselves realize that they can do better for themselves and notice there is still hope for them to become a bigger and better person. By the prisioners working, it will help them with responsibilities, so they cannot rely on others anymore. They can finally rely on themselves (National Review 1 of 3). Felony offenders have to be lean for twenty four months when they are trying to get done with the rehabilitation process. Charles Hughes says, there is an 87% chance that they will not return to prison.”. The same study found that 82% of those in prison with addictions were non violent offenders. 49% of inmates were high or intoxicated when they committed their crime according to a study in 2002. Although Justice Abubakar said, “There is a lot of officers that are being transferred and there is a lot of cases where disrupted in the court” This means that prisioners are getting more time to prove their innocence since there has been a lot of delaying time for them. This gives prisioners the hope they need to believe their court time takes a while (Nmodul 1 of 2).of the 13,000 inmates in state prisons, they have been identified as having a substance abuse problem. Less that 7,000 are receiving treatments. This should help prisoners want to increase the
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