Unit 9 Final Paper for Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice- CJ 101
Professor Kim Miller
Unit 9 Final Essay
Our United States Corrections System has two specific ways into having people pay for their crimes. One way is punishment. People of the victims or even the victims believe this is the best way to get their justice. The second is rehabilitation. This way is good to give an offender a second chance in society and it gives them self- being. This also gives them the opportunity to accomplish academic and trading skills. (Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the 21st Century (11th ed.), 2011. Schmalleger, F. Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J., Pearson Education. TSBN: 135074096).
The first question is, “How does our …show more content…
The types of rehabilitation are behavioral counseling, drug and alcohol court, psychosocial counseling, and some may have to do a academic class to get their high school diploma or G.E.D. or even some college so they can go into a trade school. Most will have to pay restitution to the victim or the family of the victim. They will have to increase employment, community support groups, behavioral management, counseling, split-sentencing, or shock probation.
In my opinion, the method I believe to be more effective in reducing crime is rehabilitation. My reasoning for this is because there are many different ways an offender can rehabilitate. For example, there is counseling, classes, probation, parole, and things