Prisons and Jails1

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Prisons and Jails Criminal Justice
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Prisons and Jails “A private prison is defined as a correctional institute operated by a private firm on behalf of a local or state government” (Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2009). Privatization is commonly defined as a contract process that shifts publicfunctions, responsibilities, and capital assets, in whole or in part, from the public sector to the private sector (Bureau
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Privatization Prison System would allow both parties to share in the responsibilities of running the prison. The partial privatization would also allow the government to keep a watchful eye on legal issues that could be possible harmful to the government.
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Judicial System The American Judicial System has multiple types of facilities to house those convicted.
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Unformatted text preview: Those facilities are known as federal prisons, state prisons, privately run prisons, and county jails. Recommendations Private operators could be allowed to manage the financial issues of the prison system. They would manage and maintain policy control over the type and quality of services provided. In addition, be responsible for providing or contracting services such as food services, mental testing, rehabilitation training, medical services, and hiring of employees References Austin, Ph. D, Garry, Ph. D. Bureau of Justice Assistance,(2001). Emerging Issues On Private Prisons. Retrieved from http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffile. Schmalleger, F.(2009). Criminal justice today (10th ed). Upper Saddle River, N.J. Pearson-Prentice Hall...
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