Corrections Essay

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  • Corrections Trend

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    Corrections Trend Evaluation Bebe Washington CJA/394 February 15, 2012 UOP Corrections Trend Evaluation In this paper the objectives that will be addressed are past, present and future trends of corrections. Also, analyze current and future issues facing prisons and prison administrators as well as the roles and issues of alternate correction systems as a developing trend. In today’s society the jails and prison pretty much function with the same protocol. In the past the history of the

  • Corrections Paper

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    Corrections Paper CJA/484 April 21, 2014 Stephen Rubino Corrections Paper The criminal justice system is responsible for enforcing the laws created at each level of government. A major part of enforcing the laws is detaining the people who break them. The way that an offender is punished for a crime can be different depending on age or the type of crime committed. Depending on the age of the offender they could go through the juvenile or adult corrections system. Each system has levels like

  • Overcrowding In Corrections

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    In corrections there is a large number of problems that have been growing as the prison population increases. A major concern is the ongoing overcrowding of the prison system, each year many people are sent to prison and the prison does not have enough resources such as money, to take proper care of all the inmates. “One of the most ubiquitous problems found within correctional institutions are the conditions inmates are forced to live in particularly, when penal facilities are overcrowded” (Mississippi

  • Rehabilitation And Correction

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    One of the duties of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) is to assure the citizens of Ohio are protected from the actions of criminal offenders. When it is time for an inmate to be released into society, ODRC has devised a plan, known as the Ohio Reentry Program, to bridge the gap and facilitate the correctional inmates’ release into communities around Ohio and to help curb recidivism. In order for the plan to be successful, the plan needs to incorporate a system of communication

  • Models of Corrections Essay

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    of correctional thought and practice has been marked by enthusiasm for new approaches, disillusionment with these approaches, and then substitution of yet other tactics"(Clear 59). During the mid 1900s, many changes came about for the system of corrections in America. Once a new idea goes sour, a new one replaces it. Prisons shifted their focus from the punishment of offenders to the rehabilitation of offenders, then to the reentry into society, and back to incarceration. As times and the needs

  • Corrections: Restorative Justice

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    Corrections CJA 444 March 12, 2012 Corrections Correctional officers are in charge of overseeing individuals who have been arrested and are currently awaiting trial, and those that have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to serve a sentence in jail of prison (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010-11). Correctional officers usually have no law enforcement duties outside of a prison of jail facility they work at maintaining order within the institute and they over see many inmates preventing assault

  • Essay on Models of Corrections

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    of correctional thought and practice has been marked by enthusiasm for new approaches, disillusionment with these approaches, and then substitution of yet other tactics”(Clear 59). During the mid 1900s, many changes came about for the system of corrections in America. Once a new idea goes sour, a new one replaces it. Prisons shifted their focus from the punishment of offenders to the rehabilitation of offenders, then to the reentry into society, and back to incarceration. As times and the needs of

  • Department Of Correction Essay

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    The department of corrections has implemented various programs in order to further help offenders to become self-sufficient. Such programs include mental health, substance abuse, sex offender programs, and probation and parole just to name a few. While each program serves an important purpose I take interest in one particular program which is education that has been implemented around the country. Every year, thousands of adults that were incarcerated leave the nation’s jails and prisons only to

  • Essay Corrections System

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    When it comes to corrections, it is clear what their mission is and that is to incarcerate criminals, however it also ensures that those incarcerated receive treatment to prepare them for reintegration and reentry into society. Ever since the creation of prisons, some wonder how we managed to survive without them in the past. Unfortunately, we do have neither the resources nor the capital to incarcerate all who chose to engage in criminal behavior. Utilizing other programs like probation are needed

  • Changes Of The Corrections System

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    the failures throughout history in corrections, there are several changes that have been made since the initial developments of reform. Humans need to be punished in order to understand wrongdoing, therefore the corrections system will need to change not only to modern society, but also to the populations to avoid overcrowding. Americans should transition to more probations and community corrections programs, but eligibility for the new lenient methods of correction should only be available to non violent

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