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chapter 12.1 - Final Exam SG Chapter 12 Probation and...

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Final Exam SG Chapter 12: Probation and Community Corrections Justification for community corrections- One justification involves reintegration of the offender into society. Another justification involves diversion. o Reintegration restores family ties, encourages employment and education, and secures a place for the offender in the routine functioning of society. o By diverting criminals to alternative modes of punishment, further overcrowding of jail and prison facilities can be avoided, as can the costs of incarcerating the offenders. Alternative sentencing- Judges can also combine probation with incarnation. o Split sentences- In split sentence probation, also known as shock probation, the offender is sentenced to a specific amount of time in prison or jail, to be followed by a period of probation. o Shock incarceration- An offender is sentenced to prison or jail with the understanding that after a period of time, she/he may petition the court to be released on probation. (short period of time designed to deter further criminal
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