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Taylor Henry Introduction to Criminal Justice Professor Brent August 31, 2016 Modern Day Prison Going to prison is not the ideal dream for many. Prison is frowned up by society. People who spend time in jail usually committed a crime. A crime is an unlawful act punishable by state. We are all naturally born into crime. People usually commit crimes because of the environment they are in. Some people may commit a crime to simply survive. When the pay out of crime outweighs the punishment crime usually occurs more. However, I'm sure they did not think they would be caught after getting away with it a few times. The documentary we watched in class showed how inmates have to serve very hefty sentences and must adapt to their new environment. It is very hard to survive in jail. Criminal activity still occurs behind bars. People try to prove their masculinity by fighting other inmates, or they fight other inmates to steal their property and sell for money for food. When fighting in
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