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Should we continue to incarcerate mentally ill offenders? Support your position. If not in jails or prisons, where should they be held?

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Should we continue to incarcerate mentally ill offenders? Support your position. If not in jails or prisons, where should they be held? Some say the cost of incarcerating the mentally ill is too high. Should this be a concern? Would the mentally ill receive better treatment and rehabilitation in a hospital? Why or why not?



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I support the idea of not incarcerating mentally ill offenders simply because whenever they are making an attempt to offend... View the full answer

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    • Jul 20, 2016 at 8:25am
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    • Jul 20, 2016 at 8:48am

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Mentally ill individuals can be better served in hospitals where there are trained and qualified personel, not in prison and... View the full answer

This question was asked on Jul 20, 2016 and answered on Jul 20, 2016 for the course BCJ 141 at Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach.

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