Prison System: The American Correctional System

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Americas correctional system has multiple issues. The system needs a complete reform from the ground up. One of the main issues that I will be focusing on is the mentally ill offenders that are incarcerated in our prison systems. There are the mentally ill who had a pre-existing condition before they were sent to prison as well as those who do enter the prison system with no mental illness, can develop some type of mental illness when they are released due to the harsh conditions that are present in today’s prison systems. The number of men and women who come to prison with some form of mental illness continues to grow by the

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