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    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

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    Corrections Trends

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    future trends pertaining to the corrections system. There are many different trends that correctional facilities have used in the past and these trends have continued on to modern day and maybe will continue on into the future. As part of my evaluation I will identify and analyze past‚ current and future issues facing the corrections system today and also I will discuss the budgetary and managerial impact that future trends will likely have not only on the corrections system‚ but also on the other

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    Juvenile Corrections

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    | Juvenile Corrections | The History‚ Recidivism Rates‚ and What Works | | Gina Pardue | Corrections - SPEA J331Dr. Robert Ramsey | 12/12/2012 | | Definition of Juvenile Corrections Juvenile corrections encompasses the portions of the criminal justice system that deal with juvenile offenders. Many of these facilities and programs seem to mirror jails and prisons‚ but juvenile corrections are not meant for long term sentences. Sometimes sentences for juveniles are only several

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    Privatization of Corrections Criminal Justice 300 Professor Fox Larisa Terwilliger One of the nation’s largest challenges in present times concerns the criminal justice system. Overcrowding in today’s prisons has become a daunting problem with no apparent easy solution (Greene‚ 2008). In the last few decades‚ the number of adult offenders brought into the court system has nearly doubled. From 1980 to 1995‚ the collective population of those on probation‚ parole‚ and in jail grew as quickly

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    Women in Corrections

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    Women in Corrections Essay Although it has gotten easier to survive in a male dominated culture‚ challenges still face women in corrections. Women correction officers must compact with many dissimilar challenges. Earning the respect of a male counterpart; there are staff and inmates who feel that women should not work in male jails or prisons. Correctional women must work extra hard to convey a strong‚ firm and unwavering disciplinary tactic‚ yet be professional and reasonably approachable. The

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    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

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    Power In Corrections

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    use in an institution‚ and rely on‚ to achieve compliant behavior from inmates. They are: legitimate power‚ coercive power‚ reward power‚ expert power‚ and referent power. Let’s discuss each one‚ and how to incorporate them in the course of a corrections officer’ work day. According to‚ The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (2017)‚ legitimate means conforming to recognized principles‚ rules‚ and standards. Legitimate power allows a correctional officer to exercise structured control over prisoners‚ setting

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    Leadership in Corrections

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    have to see the agency through a multitude of obstacles‚ stress‚ and possible danger. Throughout their career in Corrections‚ they will be faced with making a lot of crucial decisions. Leaders are the most important and influential part of any workforce in terms of decision making; and the Corrections aspect of the legal system is no different. Literature Review In the Corrections field at any Correctional facility it is important to have sound managers or leaders who are willing to take control

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    Future of Corrections

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    Future of Corrections Annali Zieroth CJA/394 November 2‚ 2012 Troy Hokanson Future correctional problems that will need to be addressed by prison administrators are the lack of inmate education. Studies show that imprisoned individual is disproportionately and increasingly undereducated. Inmates who are released from confinement have a very difficult time obtaining employment due to the lack of education. If the confinement center would push harder for the inmates to learn basic reading‚

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    Juvenile Corrections

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    Raheel Hanif Allan Skrocki Juvenile Justice‚ CJ 221 Juvenile Corrections: Probation‚ Community Treatment‚ and Institutionalization Until the early 1800s‚juvenile offenders‚as well as neglected and dependent children‚ were confined in adult prisons.The inhumane conditions in these institutions were among the factors that led social reformers to create a separate children’s court system in 1899. Early juvenile institutions were industrial schools modeled after adult prisons but designed

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