Check point-Prison Populations

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University Of Phoenix Prison Populations 1 UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX Prison Populations Michaela Vos 4/8/2010
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University Of Phoenix Prison Populations 3 CheckPoint: Prison Populations After reading the article "Record prison population to rise again; Figures raise fears for rehabilitation services [Scot Region]" (which takes place in Scotland)I learned with the increased number of criminal put into prison It will be more costly than the Afghan war to keep up the daily cost of locking up so many people," Mr [Clive Fairweather] said. I also had learned that the law enforcement in Scotland fear that with as many people as there are in prison there, that those who actually come out of prison might not be reformed. In other words, the criminals will still be "criminals". There is a chief statistician, this individual released staggering numbers which were for the county
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Unformatted text preview: prisons population, the numbers were at a record high (7,835) and were expected to climb to 8,100 within the next year, and possibly 9,600 by 2018 to 2019. Within this article I learned that it is thought the reason for the increase in numbers for prisoners is because so many people were getting light sentences, and because so many criminals were under the influence of drugs or alcohol. "Serious criminals deserve to go to jail but they find themselves alongside too many individuals who, quite frankly, would be better dealt with through tough community payback -- clearing snow and ice, repairing paths or landscaping parks and gardens, Mr Fairweather said. That being said, I think something should change in the prison system although I know it will be hard. University Of Phoenix Prison Populations 4...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2010 for the course UOP COM 220 taught by Professor Debraelliott during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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