Unformatted text preview: monitoring. While serving a sentence in jail is suppose to be punishment, and a deterrence to commit future crimes, because the usual sentence is between 30-90 and then the offender can be released early for time spent incarcerated while waiting for trial. This is not enough time to try to rehabilitate or educate the offender. I believe our current system is failing. More and more offenders are being released back onto the streets before there has been any attempt to rehabilitate them. With the lack of trained staff to carry out the program, many offenders return to jail having committed the same type of crime, or have committed a more serious offense or felony....
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- Spring '09
- criminal law, mentally ill patients