Prisons- Data Sources
February 15, 2012
There are many different opinions on the overpopulation of prisons. Some (like me) believe that there is truly a problem that needs to be address. Others believe that the “overcrowding” is just a cover-up for bigger problems. While the rest of...
Overpopulation in the Prison System
Overpopulation in the Prison System has been a growing concern in society. An explanation for this is the rise in crime over the past years. As the crime rate increases so do the amount of convictions, which leads to more incarcerations and overpopulation in the...
How to Stop Prison Overpopulation
American InterContinental University
There are all these problems resulting from prison overcrowding, but what is causing this major problem? Most people think that putting all offenders in jail is the best solution, but this is not necessarily...
conviction because it would reduce the criminals’ time in isolation, reduce overpopulation issues within prisons, and it brings closure to the victims’ families in a more reasonable time.
There is a major overpopulation issue within prisons nationwide, due to the amount of criminals on death row. Since the criminals...
December 10, 2010
The Grass Seems Greener inside Stanley Prison
When I walked into Stanley Correctional Institution (prison) for the first time there were so many mixed emotions running through my body. Part of me was scared for my life and the other part of me was trying to be brave. As I walked...
War on Drugs and Prison Overcrowding Analysis
Jeremy A. Garcia
December 10, 2013
War on Drugs and Prison Overcrowding Analysis
The war on drugs in the United States is an expensive and deadly ongoing battle that has not yet been won. The term war on drugs provides...
non-violent offenders. In “U.S. Prison Population Dwarfs that of Other Nations,” Adam Liptak states “The United States has, for instance, 2.3 million criminals behind bars, more than any other nation, according to data maintained by the International Center for Prison Studies at King's College London...
as popularised by Garrett Hardin.
Hardin starts off his article by outlining that, there are problems that lack technically sound solutions. He claims that overpopulation is one of the problems caused by an infinitely and exponentially growing population of the human race which is subject to a finite...
Most drugs in fact do not lead people to commit other nondrug crimes. A Bureau of Justice Statistics survey showed that half of prison inmates who had used a major drug had not done so until after their first arrest for a nondrug crime. (Benson, Bruce L. “Policy Reports: The Independent...
deterrent, the death penalty would cover for our flawed prison system. An example of our flawed system can be seen in the case of Marlon Ricks, a convicted murderer who was released to commit violent crimes again. Ricks spent 20 years in prison after violently murdering his stepfather and assaulting...
Which option (front-end solutions, double bunking, or back-end solutions) do you feel is the most effective in our correctional system? Explain your rationale. I think probably the most effective way in our correctional system would be the double bunking. The front-end solution does not seem to be very...
American Intercontinental University
April 24, 2010
Prison overcrowding is one of the many different problems throughout the world that law enforcement faces. Prison overcrowding not only affects those in law enforcement, it also affects the taxpayers...
corruption in the
prison system? There are several laws/ policy and procedures that the government
can convey to help prevent corruption in the prison system. First, the government can
ratify equal rights in the prison system in American. Second, the principle of
independent prison inspections should...
the other components of the criminal justice system like law enforcement and the court system.
Trends of Corrections
In the past before there were prisons and jails the punishment of crimes were cruel and dangerous. Some of the punishments in the past included flogging, mutilation, branding, public humiliation...
Prison Overcrowding in California
May 6, 2013
The California prisons have been crowded for decades. This cannot continue to go on. One of the reasons that the prisons are overcrowded is because of the types and lengths of sentences. Other reasons why the prisons...
of ads be banned in the interest of health/morality/annoyance – alcohol, cigarettes, prescription meds, etc…?
Why so many wars? What’s the solution?
Who is responsible? Should families of victims be entitled to compensation?
Should the government use invasive...
start with I will describe some types of the environment, after that I will consider major issues of the environment. Finally, I will emphasize legal solutions of those issues. Feel free to interrupt me, but I would be glad to answer your questions at the end. There are many types of the environment, for...
Mary Heidcamp, a Chicago woman whose mother's killer faced the death penalty before the State Governor commuted the sentences to life in prison, stated 'we were looking forward to the death penalty. I'm just so disappointed in the system'1. Other victims' families deemed the decision a 'mockery'...
programs that oversee outside of jail or prison, and are administered by agencies or courts with the legal authority to enforce sanctions. Community corrections include probation, which is correctional supervision within the community rather than jail or prison, and parole which is a period of conditional...
Nikolai Pascasio, meanwhile, pointed out that the death penalty could just be an ‘easy way out’ for convicts to escape the punishment of languishing in prison for years.
Another political science major, Vertine Beler, said he's indifferent over the death penalty issue, adding that regardless of whether it’s...
circumstances in prison. In those movies and dramas, we can easily see brutal violence, unjust treatment to prisoners, and poor prison conditions which seem inhumane. Are those problems actually in existence in the real world like in the dramas and movies? People go to correctional facilities, such as prison or jail...
this type of policing may be best suited at least at first in order to clean up the community. While I don’t believe this style is a good long term solution for anywhere I do think that it has its upside when used correctly.
Service style policing is very similar to community style policing in that...
Overpopulation is a condition where an organism’s number has exceeded the carrying capacity of its habitat. It often refers to the relationship between the human population and its environment. The world’s population has significantly increased in the last 50 years, mainly due to the medical advancements...
California’s Prison System Chaos.
Have you ever wondered where and how our tax money being spent? We pay taxes for services that we all benefit from as a community. Things like roads, law enforcement, libraries, transportation systems, to live comfortable and safe. However; a very big chunk...
overpopulated and violent prisons is an overworked and outnumbered correctional staff. With the rising of the prison population, the decline of the number of correctional staff, it is only inevitable that violence, within the world’s largest imprisoned population , increases in America’s prison systems.
Axia College of University of Phoenix
In developed countries foods and drinks are bought to be consumed, replaced, consumed, and replaced. Some humans are making the mistake of taking these resources for granted. Some humans are not educated enough to understand...
needs to be addressed in terms of sustainability strategies and solutions. The impacts of human overpopulation can be devastating and though they must be addressed at the local level, international cooperation will be needed.
Overpopulation is defined as the condition where the number of organisms exceeds...
children are distinctly analyzed and compared as well as the jail and prison systems. Various forms of punishment are discussed, and the pros and cons of capital punishment are examined as well. The society that ultimately exists inside prisons is explored. The author uses real life situations as examples,...
Apparently, it is observed that unemployment has already been a major problem in our country. I dare say
that this problem can be attributed to overpopulation. Thus, many people even those who finished their
studies could no longer find jobs because of few job offerings/ opportunities.
Being sent to prison as an offender means that you are not currently fit to live in society in your current state. Consequences due to the sanction of imprisonment are vast and far reaching, with both positive and negative results with even more positive and negative bi products. Prisons are becoming...