CORRECTIONS ADULT AND JUVENILE - Table of Content Introduction 3 Success and Achievement of the Agency 3\/4 Strategies for Improvement 5 Experience and

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Table of ContentIntroduction3 Success and Achievement of the Agency3/4Strategies for Improvement5Experience and Challenges on the Research topic6Assignment 2 Summary6/7Assignment 3 Summary 9/10Assignment 4 Summary 10/11Assignment 5 Summary 11/12Conclusion12/13Academic Sources and Government websites/References14Appendices (Interview Forms/Questioners/Responses)16-23Introduction
North Carolina Correction Agency is an agency under the Department of Public Safety ofthe State of North Carolina. The Department of Public Safety is an umbrella agency that carriesout many of the state's law enforcement, emergency response and homeland security functions.The department was created in 1977 as the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety. In2012, the North Carolina Department of Correction and the North Carolina Department ofJuvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention were merged with Crime Control & Public Safetyto create the new agency and department (N.C Department Correction, 2012).In this portfolio, I highlight the success/achievements of the agency, strategies forimprovements, my experiences and challenges on the research, summary of assignment two tofive (2-5), general conclusion, references and all interview forms/interview responses for all theresearch topics are included in the appendices.Success/Achievements of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice Agency The agency on its parts has contributed immensely to the protection and security of thestate by incarcerating dangerous criminal offenders that has been convicted in the court of law ina fair and humane system and at the same time also, has helped in the rehabilitation of non-violent offenders so as to allow them develop a progressive responsible behavior within thesociety once more again through its parole and community program. This program has helpedreleased inmates to adjust into the society by providing them with job training, and to alcoholicand substance abuse offenders, with class programs through its division of Alcoholic andchemical dependency programs that has helped them in controlling their addiction. The state of North Carolina has for the past five years recorded a reduction in crime rate.Some of the reasons for this reduction can be attributed to the low rate recorded on repeated
offender’s rate which is as a result of the agency parole monitory program that has helped inchecking released inmates from re-offending and at the same time engaging them in jobplacement. The Agency’s mission and goal of promoting public safety by the administration of a fairhumane system that provides opportunity for adjudicated offenders to develop responsiblemanner can be said to be on track as the agency has gone a long way in developing strategies andimplementing them in ensuring that their goals are met. This can be seen in areas of it programsand services aimed at preparing offenders to succeed lawfully in their community with the

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