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Research 1 Research Topic (Corrections) Marcel K. Peters Post University 29 October 2017
Research 2 The category that I choose to do my research paper on is corrections. I think that this is a very important part of the criminal justice process. This is the process where we can rehabilitate an offender if they wish. This is the process an offender goes through after the crime has been committed. Corrections is also the process in where offenders come into contact with a person that is able to influence their lives, either in a good or bad way. We have come a long way from the beginning of when probation started in the late 1700s. During this period in time, offenders were handed over to “willing citizens” that would take them in, and watch over them after they were released from jails. Although probation officers were not a thing during this time, people say that American John Augustus is the first probation officer. American John Augustus died in 1859, but by the time his life came to an end he had taken in

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