"Corrections" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Corrections

    Careers in Criminal Justice Myschelle Taylor Westwood College Online September 28‚ 2013 Correctional officers Correctional officers are involved in the day-in and day-out operations of correctional facilities. These officers are there to oversee and in charge of maintaining the care and custody of inmates. Along with those duties they must maintain the control of the detainees‚ of which must correspond with them enforcing rules‚ the regulations‚ policies and procedures of the facility itself

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  • Corrections And Treatment

    Corrections and Treatment Felicia Spafford CJS/240 November 24‚ 2013 Jeffery Beasley In this paper I will be covering over the following: juvenile corrections and community-based treatment programs‚ including covering over community-based treatment‚ institutionalization‚ and aftercare programs. Corrections and Treatment Juveniles needs to learn from their crimes‚ so that is where the consequences comes into play for the juvenile’s criminal behavior

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  • Power In Corrections

    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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  • Women in Corrections

    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

    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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  • Models of Corrections

    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

    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

    | 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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  • Legitimacy of Corrections

    Courtney Weidner Legitimacy of Corrections Chestnut Hill College Abstract This paper will attempt to define legitimacy in the context of corrections and the overall criminal justice system. A study will be introduced that will reflect the correlation between compliance and perceived legitimacy while incarcerated. Specifically‚ 202 adult inmates were randomly assigned to serve a 6-month sentence at either a military-style boot-camp or a traditional

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  • Corrections in Canada

    Corrections in Canada Corrections in Canada have had some dramatic changes throughout the years. In this essay I will be discussing the differences between the past history and the present developments that have occurred in the past 100 years within corrections in Canada. 1867 was the year Canada became a country‚ the history of corrections goes beyond this date. Corrections during this time told a story of "you do the crime‚ you pay the consequences". Punishment was physical there was no

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