Custody & Treatment
Two dominant themes in the mission of prisons: Custody & Treatment These often seem in total conflict with each other Balancing these two goals is not easy, and shifting in one direction or the other can lead to
Questions Regarding the Future of Corrections
Can Our Current Approach to Sentencing & Corrections Be Successful & Continue?
What are we trying to accomplish?
Punishment, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation, restitution
Tough on Crime h
Issue Paper Guidelines While this is not a full-blown research paper, with a requirement of scholarly sources, it is not completely an opinion piece either. I want you to choose an issue within the corrections, or the larger Criminal Justice System, and d
Probation & Intermediate Sanctions
Corrections were developed in
Criminal sanctions that involve community supervision or offenders, use correctional and program resources available in the community, and require
The World of Prison Staff
E Prison environment effect staff, as well as inmates staff can become `prisonized' E Days are filled with stress, threat of assault and injury, and the need to never let down one's guard.
institution designed to house convicted felons serving one year or more
Public perception holds that prisons are the most efficient sanction to meet the goals of punishment, deterrence, and incapacitation Th
We have a few rules and a dress code as follows: Valid picture identification must be carried and presented upon request No persons under the age of 18 years. No recording devices of any kind. No cell phones, pagers, or cameras. No weapons of any kind (we
Information for San Quentin Tour Tour will be on Wednesday 4/21 at 2:30 p.m., until about 5:00. For those who will be going, I will need your full name, date of birth, driver's license number and state, and social security number by Thursday 3/11. You mus
Issues in Corrections
As we've seen, corrections is a constantly evolving discipline New issues develop, new pressures are brought to bear, new factors enter into old problems, old issues or problems reappear
Prison & Jail
Driving Directions to San Quentin from SJSU End point for MapQuest/Google/GPS 1 Main Street, San Quentin, CA, 94964 *Be sure to pay attention to signs on 880/580. 580 W is also 80 E for a while (explain that one). When it splits, it comes up quickly, 80 E
Legal Issues & The Death Penalty
Should inmates have rights? Long history of capital punishment in the US Cruel and unusual punishment?
Legal Issues Regarding Inmates
Inmates are still US citizen, hence come under the protection of
The Management of Prisons
Prisons are complex organizations, based on a tenuous relationship of greatly outnumbered staff controlling potentially violent & dangerous inmates They must provide all services necessary for their opera