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Federal versus State P By: Jessie Lassabe CJS/230 5/2/2010 2010 Federal versus State Prison Systems 1
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Federal versus State Prison Systems 2 State and federal prisons are different from each other in many different ways. The largest of all the differences is the types of criminals that each type of prison holds. These criminals are then classified into different classes which also will determine which type of prison they will be held in to serve their sentence. The different classes of criminal helps to choose the security level of the prison. In addition a more general way to compare state prisons to federal prisons is from their history, purpose, and population sizes. To start lets describe the history and purpose of the state prison system. The state prison system was created to mock penitentiary systems of the 1785 in England. Basically they were designed to isolate criminals from the public. This method also incorporated solitude and hard work. This idea was used in the thinking of rehabilitating the inmates by making them think about the crimes that they committed. This idea is also the one that spurred the jail system in America. Now that the prison system has been established locally it starts to fill up. The growth of the state prison system has grown at an astonishing rate throughout the years. Before the get tough legislation and the war on crime prisons did not have a problem with
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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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