Inmates Rights and Special Circumstances

Inmates Rights and Special Circumstances

21 August 0

CRJ 410 Corrections Strayer University There are several ways in which an inmate can challenge his or her confinement. These arise in different manners from conditions of the correctional facility to claims of injustice that may have occurred during their trial and conviction. When an inmate chooses to challenge their confinement, the cost can, and […]

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Corrections and Victims Rights

Corrections and Victims Rights

21 August 0

Corrections and Victims’ Rights CRJ 410 Corrections Strayer University Corrections and Victims’ Rights Prior to the Crime Victim’s Rights Act of 2004, victims had few legal rights to be informed, present, and heard within the criminal justice system. Victims did not have to be notified of court proceedings or of the arrest or release of […]

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Concerns for Corrections Staff and Inmate

Concerns for Corrections Staff and Inmate

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Concerns for Corrections Staff and Inmates CRJ 410 Corrections Correctional facilities often act as small, self-contained cities that rely on administrative, custodial, and program staff, even inmates to make them function on a daily basis. At the top of the tier we have administrative staff. This type of staff monitors the everyday operation of the […]

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Improving Corrections Facilities

Improving Corrections Facilities

21 August 0

CRJ 410 Corrections Most states have recognized that low-level offenses, particularly those committed by first-time offenders, shouldn’t necessarily trigger the normal criminal-case process. When this occurs, these states utilize diversion programs in order to treat the offender and aid them in getting back on track thus attempting to avoid future criminal activity. Under some diversion […]

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Improvements to the Correctional System

Improvements to the Correctional System

21 August 0

CRJ 410 Corrections “Imprisonment has become the response of first resort to far too many of our social problems.” — Angela Davis Becoming a corrections officer is a fairly simple endeavor. Most agencies require you to be at least 18 years of age while others set a minimum age of 21. You must also be […]

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