Corrections - Teamwork Unit 4

Corrections - Teamwork Unit 4 - Robert L. Kerin Teamwork...

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Robert L. Kerin Teamwork Unit 4 12-5-2009 Parole release criteria are as follows, No prisoner shall be granted a parole permit merely as a reward for good conduct but only if the parole board is of the opinion that there is a reasonable probability that, if such prisoner is released, he will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and that his release is not incompatible with the welfare of society. The Parole Board's assessment of an inmate must extend beyond the offender's conduct while incarcerated to include consideration of how the offender will likely conduct himself in the community upon release. In order to be considered for discretionary release, the inmate must have a viable transition plan in place that includes housing, potential job opportunities, and a support network that can incorporate family, friends, church and 12-step programs. In this way, the Parole Board is accountable to the public not only for whom they release but also, to some extent, for the actions of the
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2010 for the course CCJ 2306 1004 taught by Professor Susanwind during the Fall '09 term at Everest University.

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