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    Chapter 6 Parole & Prisoner Reentry
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    Introduction Over the past 20 years, parole and  indeterminate sentences have been  abandoned in many states Rehabilitation has been reduced, and  many offenders are now released  without the review of a parole board.
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    History of Parole “punish for the past, and train for the future” Penal Stage Associated Stage Social Stage Ticket of Leave Solitary Confinement, Special Prison, Open  Institution, Ticket of Leave
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    Medical model assumed offenders were  ‘sick’, with an emphasis on treatment Parole served many positive functions: Dangerous inmates could be incarcerated  longer Parole boards act as gatekeepers Review is an incentive for good behavior Creates guidelines for community  supervision.
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