Faith & Character Based Correctional Institutions Cause and Effect Essay by jose

Faith & Character Based Correctional Institutions
This paper examines faith and character based correctional facilities in the State of Florida.
# 109595 | 2,070 words | 13 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 04, 2008 in Criminology (Criminal Justice and Corrections)


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Description:

This paper takes an in-depth look at Florida's faith and character based correctional facilities - the largest in the United States. The author examines the accountability, legal and ethical considerations in addition to the political and stakeholder issues regarding these institutions in an attempt to discover a potential benefit for society or a potential harm in having a governmental agency run completely faith-and character-based institutions. The paper gives a brief history of the development of faith and character based correctional facilities and then discusses issues such as accountability, legal and ethical considerations and political and stakeholder issues.

Outline:
Introduction / Basic Organizational Information
A Basic Background and History
Accountability
Legal and Ethical Considerations
Political and Stakeholder Issue
In summary
References

From the Paper:

Lawety was established as a Faith-and Character-Based Correctional Institution for men on December 24, 2003 and has a bed capacity of 835, making it the first Faith-and Character-Based Correctional Institution in the country. However, of importance is that by this time the Florida Department of Corrections had already been operating 10 Faith-and Character-Based Dormitories in several of their prisons. Florida Department of Corrections [FDC-E], Nd.; Florida Department of Corrections [FDC-F], Nd.). Hillsborough was created on April 14, 2004 for women with a housing capacity of 292 beds, and Wakula was created on March 1, 2006 with a bed capacity of 1,756 for men. (id).

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Price, J. H. (2003, December 30, Final Edition). The Washington Times. Washington: DC. Retrieved through LexisNexis Academic online database on Wednesday December 5, 2007.
  • Alter, A. (2006, November 10). The Miami Herald (Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service). Retrieved through LexisNexis Academic online database on Wednesday December 5, 2007.
  • Florida Department of Corrections [FDC-A]. (Nd). Accredadition in Florida Leading the Nation. Retrieved online on November 25, 2007 from http://www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/aca/index.html
  • Florida Department of Corrections [FDC-B]. (Nd). Changing Lives with Mentors. Retrieved online on November 25, 2007 from http://www.dc.state.fl.us/oth/faith/mentors.html
  • Florida Department of Corrections [FDC-C]. (Nd). Chaplaincy Services. Retrieved online on November 25, 2007 from http://www.dc.state.fl.us/facilities/info/chaplaincy.html

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