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    The importance of technology within correctional environments

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    What are the technological functions within correctional environments? How do technological functions relate to security and management functions within correctional environments? What would happen if there was a disconnect among these areas of a correctional facility?

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    The technological functions within correctional environments include computerized systems that open and lock security access doors within the corrections institution, computerized surveillance equipment within the fencing and razor wire that are surrounding a correctional facility, the function of accurate recording of inmate information such as sentences and release dates, and advanced ...

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    This solution describes the importance of technology within correctional environments, how the technology affects the management of prisons and the ramifications if the managerial functions and the technological functions within these institution are misaligned or disconnected; for example, if the management does not understand the technological systems required to effectively run the facilities.