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What are the four types of prisons?

- Identify the four types of prisons.
- Explain the concept of prison as a total institution.
- Explain why jails play an important role in the criminal justice system.
- The role of community based corrections programs associated with jails and prisons.
- Violent behavior (among prisoners, between inmates and staff, strategies for responding to violent behavior)
- Parole as a concept for jails and prisons, and accompanying conditions.
- Role of truth-in-sentencing

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1. Identify the four types of prisons:

2. Concept of prison as a total institution & its effectiveness:
Total institutions can be typified on a continuum from little control to absolute control.

3. The importance of jails:

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4. Role of community based corrections ...

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