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Unformatted text preview: lengthy terms. There are four types prisons which as supermax prisons, maximum security prisons medium security prisons and minimum security prisons. The concept of prisons is to punish inmates, rehabilitation for inmates, and to separate people that society has deemed dangerous for protection of the general public. Jails and prisons are an extremely important part in the criminal justice system. Jails are the gateway into the criminal justice systems doors. Jails house any criminal until they are transfer to the appropriate facilities. There are four types of prison that support the concept of punishing, separating and rehabilitation for the inmates. PRISONS AND JAILS 3 Reference U.S. Department of Justice. (n.d). Federal Bureau of Prisons. Retrieved from http://www.bop.gov...
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