Unformatted text preview: rement to make life livable for the offender – this is hard! Classifying Offenders
Application of a specific set of criteria to all inmates to arrive at an
Where and how Classification is done:
Byrd Unit for prison males
Crane Unit for prison females
Initial office visit for probationers
How done: detailed question and answer interview, review of record Factors that influence classification:
Examine Offense History
Prior behavior in the correctional system
Substance Abuse Issues?
Educational / Employment Issues?
Anger Management / Assaultive Issues?
What does the public say / expect? Next…
Jails: Detention and Short-Term Incarceration...
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2012 for the course CRIJ 2313 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '12 term at Oberlin.
- Spring '12
- Criminal Justice