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Identify the goals of Community Corrections and determine if the goals are being met What would be your teams recommendation to improve Community Corrections Today 3 out of every 4 persons under correctional supervision in the United States are on some form of community-based custody-mostly probation or parole-although community corrections also includes halfway houses residential centers work furlough and all other programs for managing the offender in the community It is a legal status an alternative to incarceration a service-delivery mechanism and an organizational entity As an organizational entity it has objectives and performs a wide range of activities-some totally unrelated to offender supervision andor treatment Having been founded more than 150 years ago community corrections still has an unclear primary mission with confusion about what activities contribute to that mission and how best to assess their performance Its amazing what people will believe and live by simply because thats the way it has always been Nobody ever thought to question the standard from which it began Now 150 years later the problem is so magnificent that the mere thought of tackling such an issue exhaust the mind therefore no one tries The goals of community corrections that we have come across while researching include punishment deterrence incapacitation and rehabilitation I have found that this is a general outlook on the goals of community corrections each corrections institute has their own set of goals for their particular community corrections department Sharon found that the goals of the Florida department of corrections are 1 Protect the public staff and inmates 2 Develop staff committed to professionalism and fiscal responsibility 3 Ensure victims and stakeholders are treated with dignity sensitivity and respect in making and executing administrative and operational decisions 4 Prepare offenders for re-entry and release into society are to see that offenders obey the law and to help them identify and address their problems Shelly found that in
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