Prison Environment

Prison Environment - Prison Environment Jennifer ONeal CJS...

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Prison Environment Jennifer O’Neal CJS 230 Jean O’Gallagher July 21, 2011
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Prison is a cramped, confined, and sometimes dangerous environment. There are prison rules (prison code) and for the majority of the prisons there are inmate rules (inmate code). When prison rules are broken, inmates are charged accordingly with reprimands. When inmate code is broken inmates are subject to attack by other inmates, which will lead to injury or possibly death. In prison, there is no privacy. Inmates are in cells which have a sink and toilet within feet of their sleeping area. It is difficult if not impossible for an inmate to be completely alone during incarceration; there are only three places an inmate can be at any time, his or her cell, the common housing area, or on the yard (Foster, 2006). Inmates within the prison are usually joined together by race groups; there are times that the prison population is joined together by gang affiliation. Special Operations Response Teams (SORT) and Special Response Teams (SRT’s) were created in
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course CJS 230 taught by Professor Sherman during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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