cjs230r3_appendix_c - Axia College Material Appendix C...

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Axia College Material Appendix C Jails “The jail is the entry point into corrections, the only correctional facilities most criminals ever see. Jails hold an eclectic mix of adults (and a few juveniles) at all stages of the criminal justice process” (Foster, 2006, p. 93). Directions: Complete each section of this appendix and post as an attachment. Section 1 In a 75- to 150-word response, describe the purpose and design of jails. The purpose and design of jails is not to hold criminals like most people think but to hold people whom are charged with criminal connections. These people are still considered innocent until proven guilty. However, in some states they will use a jail to hold people whom are convicted of minor offense. These offenses are not considered bad enough to warrant going to prison. Section 2 Identify and describe the five functions of jails. 1. Process and receive people whom are arrested and held in custody by law enforcement. 2. Hold people, whom are accused of violating the law, this is for them to be able to appear in
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2010 for the course CJS AAAF0PR0P7 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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cjs230r3_appendix_c - Axia College Material Appendix C...

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