CRIJ 2313 - Chapter 6 - Fall 2011

This is hard classifying offenders classifying

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Unformatted text preview: rement to make life livable for the offender – this is hard! Classifying Offenders Classifying Application of a specific set of criteria to all inmates to arrive at an Application appropriate classification appropriate 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? Health Issues? Educational / Employment Issues? Potential Risks? Anger Management / Assaultive Issues? What does the public say / expect? Next… Next… Chapter 7 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.

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