Unformatted text preview: notes of appreciation and love to loved ones, and reading. This is needed in order for our correctional careers not to take over our lives. Although in many states, a few cities and counties actually bear the blunt to the jail problem, the jail is still ultimately the states responsibility. The state has been acting as an administrator to most county and city jails. Times are changing and jail staff cannot control the jail overcrowding. There was a study done about 75 years ago that concluded that jails would be better operated by direct authority of the state government. Kerle, Ken. 2008. Jail Crowding and Increased Jail Population. American Jails, Vol 22, Issue 5,p 5-95....
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- Spring '10
- Criminal Justice, jail population