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Shock Incarcerations Programs and Alternative Overview The main objective of shock incarceration and boot camps is to reduce prison overcrowding by omitting the nonviolent offenders who possibly can reintegrate into society successfully by means of rehabilitation through shock incarceration camps All across the county these programs can be seen developing Proponents of these programs cite their potential to rehabilitate offenders and minimize future criminal behavior They also boost that they provide shorter incarceration periods thus reduce the overall cost of detaining the young offender in a normal prison However the trade off for a shorter sentence comes with specific requirements Participants of the program are subject to a strict regimen that involves a military style discipline with highly structured days which involve drill and hard work Clark 2 One of the most successful and largest shock incarceration camps is located in New York Their program takes typical regime describe above to the next step by combining a learning environment which supports involvement self-direction and individual responsibility It has developed new techniques for treatment facility management staff training and after care follow up Clark 2 The New York Department of Correctional services began the Shock Incarceration program in September of 1987 Clark 2 As of 1994 it operates four facilities dedicated to Shock Incarceration The program has two legislatively mandated goals To treat and release selected state prisoners earlier than their court-mandated minimum period of incarceration without endangering public safety To reduce the need for prison bed space Eligibility and Selection To enter the New York Shock incarceration program the offenders need to be legally eligible Qualification include men and women offenders under the age of 35 who are eligible for parole in within 3 years of their admission to the Department of Correctional Services DOCS They cannot have committed a violent crime or sexual offence or been previously sentenced to an intermediate prison term Because Shock Incarceration participants
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