Security Determinations

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Factors that are the best sources for security determinations are considered by the offender’s gender, sex, age at their first conviction, disabilities and/or mental deficiencies are not caused by the offender and these factors are not likely to change. These permanent factors are natural to the offender and are stated as static risk factors. Static risk factors are the best basis for security determinations. Dynamic risk factors are an individual’s characteristics that can change and that are controlled or influenced by the criminal, for example, their work, drug addictions, motivation, and their family relationships. These features are very useful for treatment providers, but these features are not sound fundamentals for security determinations…show more content…
Retribution is the pay back which refers to you hurt me, now I will hurt you back. Deterrence is to discourage people from breaking the law by example. Incapacitation denies the freedom of the offender and the offenders is remove from the public with the intentions of promising that the public cannot be a victim by the criminal while the offender is incarcerated. Incapacitation prevents opportunities for the offender to break the law by being physically restrained. Rehabilitation suggests that the means to fill a constructive level of functioning within the public shall be provided to the offender. By having the means provided to become a functioning person in society, it is expected that the criminal’s will be deterred from causing more offences because they would have a worthwhile stake in society that the offender would not want to lose from committing more crimes. Rehabilitation focuses on changing the offender’s criminal behaviors to reduce the possibilities of the offender breaking the law any further. Offenders do not change just because they are being punishment cruel and either crimes rates change, however there is more chances of offender’s committing future crimes. According to some researches, an argument that is unnecessary against the use of penitentiaries is when community based…show more content…
Moreover, the rejection and reduction of offenses of sexual crimes are form of cognitive distortion. Rejecting is the acceptance of descriptions that minimize liability and are strengthen by self-deceptive thinking prosses and distorted beliefs. The cognitive behavioral therapy states that distorted thinking has a relation with how the criminal acts and thinks. Cognitive distortions are ideas of any situation or interaction, a person theories, how a person thinks, and what type of attitudes, determines the offender feeling and
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