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Intermediate Sanctions When you look at intermediate sanctions, they offer various sentencing options to people that need more of a different style of guidance. This style is between incarceration and probation so pretty much it gives a middle ground to allow for a better system to cover another group of people that need help instead of just lumping everyone in two categories. One of the main reasons for intermediate sanctions is to keep from overcrowding correctional facilities and overworking probation officers. When it comes to the options for punishing criminals including but not limited to: fines, community service, restitution, forfeiture, and a pre-trail diversion program. I would have to say that some positives for intermediate sanctions is that there are different levels and different things that can be done to make sure that individuals are treated fairly. I also believe that they truly do help out the individuals involved that want to change and
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Unformatted text preview: become better citizens. I would have to say that the negatives to intermediate sanctions would have to be the cost and the individuals that use and abuse the system just to benefit them without changing. I would have to say that these programs need to tighter on restrictions since the system is abused. Community corrections are good for the facts that it allows inmates to do work release and many other programs to get them ready for society when they get out. Another good positive would be it keeps moral up for inmates that know if they prove themselves, they can do the program as well. I would have to say that this helps out the inmates that truly want to become good citizens to society. When you get the inmates working in a job before they are released it gives them the job when released with support to keep them from reverting back. ....
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