Corrections and Release

Corrections and - Click to edit Master subtitle style Corrections HISTORICAL RESPONSES TO RETALIATION CORPORAL PUNISHMENT PUBLIC

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Corrections HISTORICAL RESPONSES TO ▫ RETALIATION ▫ CORPORAL PUNISHMENT ▫ PUBLIC HUMILIATION ▫ WORKHOUSES ▫ EXILE HISTORY OF PRISONS • THE EMPHASIS OF ‘TIME SERVED’ AS THE RESPONSE TO CRIME IS A RELATIVELY RECENT PHENOMENON. • THE FIRST INSTITUTIONS WAS ESTABLISHED ABOUT FOUR HUNDRED YEARS AGO BUT THE EXTENSIVE USE OF THEM DID NOT EMERGE UNTIL THE 1800’S. HISTORY OF JAILS AND • AGE OF ASYLUM (LATE 1700’S EARLY 1800’S) ▫ PART OF GENERAL MOVEMENT TO PLACE PROBLEM POPULATIONS IN CUSTODY ▫ INCREASING URBANIZATION LED TO DANGEROUS CLASSES BEING IN LIMITED GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS ▫ PENITENTIARY –PLACE WHERE CRIMINALS COULD DO PENANCE –PHILADELPHIA’S WALNUT STREET JAIL CONVERTED INTO PRISON ▫ SOLITARY CONFINEMENT SO INMATE COULD REFLECT ON SINS –BIBLE READING • MASS PRISON ERA (1825-1876) ▫ PRISON BUILT IN AUBURN, NEW YORK ▫ CONGREGATE SYSTEM ALTHOUGH TRIED TO INSTITUTE SILENT SYSTEM –WORKED IN SMALL WORK GROUPS ▫ TO TEST THIS NEW IDEA THEY EXPERIMENTED WITH SOLITARY CONFINEMENT –83 MEN PLACED IN SMALL SOLITARY CELLS AND RELEASED TWO OR THREE YEARS LATER –5 DIED, ONE WENT INSANE, ONE SUICIDE ATTEMPT AND SEVERAL OTHERS BECAME DEMORALIZED. • TODAY WE HAVE PRISON INDUSTRIES SYSTEM ▫ MASS INSTITUTIONS ORGANIZED AROUND SOME FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITY TO PROVIDE FOR JOB TRAINING SKILLS AND OTHER REHABILITATIVE GOALS JAILS • Purposes: ▫ Sentenced to a year or less ▫ Hold individuals during arraignment, while awaiting trial, conviction, or sentencing ▫ Hold readmissions: probation, parole, bail-bond violators JAILS ▫ Temporarily detain juveniles and mentally ill ▫ Holding place for military, protective custody, contempt, and sometimes for court witnesses ▫ Transfer inmates ▫ House inmates when there is overcrowding TYPES OF PRISONS • Maximum-security: serious offenders and offenders who pose a security risk ▫ High level of security: high fences, thick walls, secure cells, gun towers, armed prison guards ▫ The living area is usually in the center of the institution ▫ They are not permitted a lot of freedom...
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course CCJ 3024 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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Corrections and - Click to edit Master subtitle style Corrections HISTORICAL RESPONSES TO RETALIATION CORPORAL PUNISHMENT PUBLIC

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