Intermediate Sanctions - Intermediate sanctions are...

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Intermediate sanctions are designed to give judges other sentencing options beside imprisonment or probation. These types of sanctions are less restrictive than imprisonment but more restrictive than probation. Intermediate sanctions are usually combined with imprisonment, probation, and each other. These sanctions are divided into two sub groups, judicially administered and probation administered. Judicially administered intermediate sanctions consist of fines, community service, restitution, forfeiture of property, and pretrial diversion groups. Probation administered intermediate sanctions consist of day reporting centers, ISP (Intensive Supervision Probation), shock incarceration, home confinement, and electronic monitoring. Day reporting centers are used in hopes of reducing jail and prisons from over populating. They are often used as a form of rehab for drug or alcohol offenders and their purposes are treatment, education, and incapacitation. (L.Gaines, 2006) ISP is a punishment orientated probation that uses stricter
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