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Where do jails differ from prisons? What is the relationship between jails and prisons, as they relate to community corrections? What would happen if jails and prisons were combined into one large correctional facility? Explain.

Sep 2nd, 2015

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Difference Between Jail and Prisons

Jails are most often run by  police / sheriffs and are designed to hold individuals  who are waiting to be tried or a  to serving sentences for short period of time.
Prisons are operated by state governments and Bureau of prisons they  are designed to hold individuals convicted of crimes, time is set in the court of law.

Relationship between jails and prisons.

 Prisons  houses people for a conviction of crime while Jails operate work release programs,hold before in lockups before trials. They relate in that they are both incapacitation  and retribution programs.........................................

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Sep 2nd, 2015

-Incapacitate means that the offender is kept in a secluded place from causing harm  while retribution means that the offender is paying back to the society

-Both jail and prison are correcting facilities meant to change behavior of individual, prison makes 

- Make criminals  to reduce in doing crimes , it deters them because they can learn from the result of committing a criminal. 

  What would happen if both jail and prison were combined.

Governance and cost

 The government burden  of payment of  two facilities will reduce. This is because the administrators and staff will reduce in number

 Rate of imprisonment. The probability of being sentenced will be high because the process will be simpler ,saves resources , time and administration difficulty.

Congestion. Its obvious that the number of inmates will overcrowd in a one particular locality.

Discipline. It would be difficult to control discipline because of the information of those being jailed on the prison department.

. It will not give a convicted person an opportunity to appeal to cases.

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