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Unformatted text preview: restitution well ones on parole can. Also parole is an excellent punishment for first time juvenile offenders of minor crimes. When we lock these youngsters up all they learn is how to be better criminals. By giving them parole and making them continue their education and do some type of community services they learn things that can help them later in life. So in my opinion getting rid of the parole system would be a terrible waste. It gets rid of a valuable tool that is needed within our criminal justice system. We do need to look closely at prisoners being released into a parole situation to make sure they are not dangerous criminals and that they are not likely to reoffend. SOURCES In Brief Parole Then and Now, Senate Research Center, May 1999, Viewed on June 9 2010, at http://www.senate.state.tx.us/SRC/pdf/ib0599.pdf...
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- Spring '10
- Criminal Justice