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  • 24 terms

    Term:

    Cost of Incarceration in Canada

    Definition:

    Average annual cost per federal male inmate: - Minimum-security: $69,178 - Medium-security: $71, 894 - Maximum-security: $108, 277 Average cost for female inmate at federal institution: $155,589 Cost for supervising an offender in the community: $18,678

    • Alternatives to Confinement
    • 24 terms
    • Vocabulary for Alternatives to Confinement. Find, create, and access Criminal Justice, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 44 terms

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    Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras

    Definition:

    - A type of situational crime prevention - Based on a deterrence model - Promotes the development of tactics to achieve specific crime prevention goals. - An element of situational crime prevention is to increase the risk of crime being committed. - This surveillance camera hangs over Times Square, looking more like a street lamp than what it really is: a police video surveillance camera that can swivel 360 degrees and zoom in close enough to read a Broadway ticket in a scalper's hand 50 feet away.

    • The Police and Police Operations
    • 44 terms
    • Vocabulary for The Police and Police Operations. Find, create, and access Criminal Justice, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 34 terms

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    Punishing the body

    Definition:

    • Until the mid nineteenth century, jails were predominately used for holding people awaiting trial/punishment • Before that time, punishments were very public and designed to deter both the individual offender and the general public

    • Corrections 3: Correctional Institutions
    • 34 terms
    • Vocabulary for Corrections 3: Correctional Institutions. Find, create, and access Criminal Justice, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 6 terms

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    Becoming a prisoner

    Definition:

    Upon arrival, “becoming an inmate” occurs in two theoretically distinct processes - mortification--period immediately following imprisonment where offender goes from citizen to prisoner - status degradation ceremonies--the psychological and material stripping of the individual

    • Corrections 1: On Becoming a Prison Inmate
    • 6 terms
    • Vocabulary for Corrections 1: On Becoming a Prison Inmate. Find, create, and access Criminal Justice, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 30 terms

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    How do Judges decide on a Sentence?

    Definition:

    -Judicial discretion? -Judges have certain parameters - direction given in the law - rules and principles on choice of disposition - Personal characteristics of the judge - minimum or mandatory punishment - offender’s characteristics - mitigating circumstances - aggravating circumstances. -Aggravating circumstances will make a longer sentence

    • Sentencing and Punishment
    • 30 terms
    • Vocabulary for Sentencing and Punishment. Find, create, and access Criminal Justice, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 25 terms

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    The Plea

    Definition:

    Guilty - 90% of defendants plead guilty prior to a trial. - Plea bargains are not necessarily accepted. - Guilty plea must be free and voluntary. - May be sentenced or remanded. Not guilty - Trial date is set. - Type of court depends on seriousness of offence. - Some offences may be tried immediately before a provincially appointed judge.

    • The Criminal Trial Procedure
    • 25 terms
    • Vocabulary for The Criminal Trial Procedure. Find, create, and access Criminal Justice, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 23 terms

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    Rights of a suspect on arrest

    Definition:

    - Section 10, Charter of Rights: - Everyone has the right on arrest or detention: - To be informed promptly of the reasons thereof; - To retain and instruct counsel without delay and to be informed of that right - To have the validity of detention determined by habeas corpus

    • Pretrial Criminal Procedures: Police Interrogations and Jailhouse Informants
    • 23 terms
    • Vocabulary for Pretrial Criminal Procedures: Police Interrogations and Jailhouse Informants. Find, create, and access Criminal Justice flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 17 terms

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    Coping with Confinement

    Definition:

    -inmates spend a considerable amount of time and energy devoted to trying to alleviate the “pains of imprisonment” -drugs and contraband...

    • Corrections 2- Coping with Life Inside Prison
    • 17 terms
    • Vocabulary for Corrections 2- Coping with Life Inside Prison. Find, create, and access Criminal Justice, flashcards with Course Hero.

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