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Virginia has a diversion program for drug possession that is called Virginias First Offender
Diversion Program for Drug Possession (18.2-251). I used the information I found at
What is the difference in a wrongful conviction and a near miss?
A wrongful conviction is when someone who is factually innocent ends up being convicted and
sentenced of the crime. In this case though the defendant is usually able to later prove
I personally feel that the goal of sentencing that should be the most important is
deterrence. There are so many criminals who are released from prison and back out into society
that end up committing the same types of crimes over and over again because t
For my course project I will be interviewing a probation officer. He is a Probation and
Parole Officer in District 8 South Boston, Virginia. He works for the Virginia Department of
1. What made you want to become a Probation Officer?
What is the purpose of jails?
The purposes of hails are retribution, incapacitation, deterrence, and rehabilitation.
Define the terms "total admission" and average "daily population".
Total admission is the total number of people who are admitted to
Explain the differences between the Pennsylvania and Auburn prison systems.
The Auburn system was used by New York in the 19th century and its purpose was to have
isolation and harsher punishments. Their idea of isolation without labor was unsuccessful