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    Jails And Prisons Adam Putnam CJA/204 February 18, 2014 Leroy Hendrix Jails And Prisons In the following paragraphs comparisons between the Rappahannock Regional Jail in Stafford County, Virginia and Federal Corrections Institution Petersburg Medium in Hopewell City, Virginia. The types of prisons will be identified. The major differences between the Rappahannock Regional Jail and FCI Petersburg Medium will be examined. Jail and prison culture and subculture as well as the violent behavior that

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    Jail and Prison One of the key cornerstones of the criminal justice system is the correctional system, specifically the correctional facilities. Prisons and jails are examples of correctional facilities that help keep the criminal justice system running smoothly and efficiently. Without these facilities, there would be no place for criminals to serve their sentences, and no one would really be safe. Although prison and jail seem to be interchangeable words, they actually mean two different types

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    Many jails and prisons are well aware of the financial burden healthcare brings to jails and prisons. Yet, leaders of jails and prisons know that by law, medical services must be provided to their inmates, as it is considered an Eighth Amendment issue regarding cruel and unusual punishment. Furthermore, the medical services provided, must be at a level comparable to the care an inmate would receive in the community if they were not incarcerated. Therefore if I were a warden of a prison, I would recommend

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    Jails and prisons help the forge and concept of rehabilitation. Jails and prisons have changed over time and now, they reflect current methods of housing for persons who need to be rehabilitated or punished. Even though jails and prisons have differences and similarities, they both help to maintain the world safe. In this paper I will discuss similarities and differences about jails and prisons. I will also discuss statistics about jails and prison that may affect the United States, and the mission

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    Prison and jail have many differences. In a jail many inmates are booked for minor charges or are awaiting to be transferred to a different facility. While in prison, You are sentenced to more than a year or have a major offence. Most people who spend their time in a jail will only be for a few months to a year. Most jails are run by the county jail while prisons are run by the federal or state government. A issue that has been going on in correctional systems is the growth of inmates . There has

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    Jails and Prisons Comparison University of Phoenix CJA/234 Ms. Pamela Collinshill June 25, 2013 Introduction: For more than two hundred years the United States has used incarceration to punish any and all criminals. Jails and prisons are the institutions that judges send criminals to so they can serve time depending on the seriousness of the crime that the individual has committed. Being incarcerated is the humane form of punishment that is

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    Jails Vs. Prisons

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    Research regarding the populaces view of jails versus prison shows that prisoners view jails as more punitive than prison, which is interesting due to the statistics (May, Applegate, Ruddell, & Wood, 2014). Consequently, 2015 statistics show that there were over 1, 500,000 individuals incarcerated in the United States (Carson, & Anderson, 2016). Additionally, of the 1, 500,000 over 700,000 were held in local jails during that same period, which brings the percentage above 50% of individuals, at least

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    Corrections Jails vs. Prisons ------------------------------------------------- Andrea K. Wester ------------------------------------------------- April 30, 2012 To start, this paper has been more than challenging for me. Never before has my eyes been more opened to such differences. And to warn you I may have more information than needed, but no surprise there. Here bellow is what I have come up with on the differences between jail systems and prisons systems. There is not a major difference

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    Jails and Prisons Up until 1969 it was believed that criminals did not have any protection from the law, furthermore no constitutional right were given to any felon. After a person was found guilty of a crime, the norm was to give them "civil death"(CJ2015, p226) After the Warren Court (1953-1969) The supreme court ruled that criminals had the right to file lawsuits for the conditions existing where they were housed. The civil death was also forbidden. In the United States we have different places

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    Prisons and Jails Unit #9 Final Project Introduction to Criminal Justice John McCauley 10-24-2011 Our correctional system is used to house criminals and keep them away from society. Our country is made up of close to 3 million prisoners and not enough prisons. With close to four thousand housing facilities there is little room to house the remaining. The United States alone spends nearly 1.6-billion dollars per year in prison accommodations and about fifteen thousand per prisoner

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