Corrections Term Paper by Nicky

A brief overview of various U.S correctional methods.
# 147865 | 788 words | 7 sources | APA | 2011 | US
Published on Aug 01, 2011 in Criminology (Criminal Justice and Corrections)

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This paper briefly discusses the advantages and disadvantages of different correctional methodologies such as three strikes laws, boot camps and ways for improving correctional incarcenation. The paper also mentions challenges facing women who work as correctional officers.

Consequences of Three Strikes Laws
Do Boot Camps have a Future in United States Corrections?
What is the Best Solution for Jail Overcrowding?
Describe the Challenges Facing Women Who Work as Correctional Officers.

From the Paper:

"Boot Camps can be an intensive six-month program of hard physical labor, academic education, drug treatment, and personal counseling. Inmate's, ages 16 through 39, who were convicted of non-violent crimes and are within three years of release are eligible to participate. Boot camp programs are continually being examined to see what changes need to be made--are the programs working, and should they be continued in the future? But with nearly 36,500 graduates, along with providing its state a savings topping almost $1 billion, the New York State Department of Correctional Services' Prison Boot Camp Program is asserting its right to survive (Coppola, 2008 ). "

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Coppola, A. (2008 , Mar 3). Shock it to me . Retrieved Apr 6, 2009, from
  • Kaplan, D. (2004, Feb). Why not in our county? Cost-effective solutions to jail. Retrieved Apr 6, 2009, from
  • MacKenzie, D., & Armstrong, G. (2004). Correctional boot camps: military basic training or a model for corrections? Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Researchers investigate the world of female corrections officers. (2004, Nov 15). Retrieved Apr 6, 2009, from University of New Brunswick :
  • Reynolds, M. (n.d.). Three strikes and you're out. Retrieved Apr 6, 2009, from Most frequent objections :

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