Online Class Paper : The United States

961 WordsApr 11, 20164 Pages
Online Class Paper The United States has the highest incarnation rate in the world and the only one to send kids life with no parole. In Wabash Valley Correctional Facility 53 kids are sent here because they were sentenced as an adult. Here are three kids who were sentenced as adults. Robert is 18 years old and he received a two year sentence for battery and threating to kill an officer. He wanted to get in trouble to see his brother. When he arrived at the facility his brother was already transferred to the adult side of prison. Now, Robert is just facing the consequences of his crime. Gregg is 32 years old but at the time of his crime he was 15 years old when he was sent to Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. Gregg was convicted of murder for both of his parents. He became the youngest one to ever get sent to prison at the time. During his sentence there was no separation from juveniles and adults. Wabash Valley Correctional Facility had to make sure Gregg cell mate was not a convicted rapist because they had to take care of Gregg, but at the same time they couldn’t treat him different because he was sentenced as an adult. Paul was 12 years old during the sentence. He helped Cole kill his stepdad. Paul received 25 years for his crime. The only problem with Paul is they want to keep him in the juvenile side for as long as possible because of his age. When officials feel he is mature enough to move then they will send him to Wabash. In the film Young Kids, Hard Time
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