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Unformatted text preview: 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 The purpose of jails is to punish the people who can’t live by the rules and separate them from society, and offer rehabilitation so people can have a chance to change their life when they get out. The jails are designed to maintain solitary from one another, to isolate, to protect one another including the guards who are watching over the inmates. Jails are designed to house a certain amount of prisoners in secure areas until either their time is served or they go to court, and to hold them for no longer than a year. Section 2 Identify and describe the five functions of jails....
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