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Jail vs Prison

1. What are the main differences in the mission of a jail and a prison? Compare and contrast them. Which would you say has the larger suicide problem, a jail or a prison, and why?

2. Super-Max prisons are for inmates who are unmanageable in the general inmate population. Searching the Internet, identify three offenders, the crimes they committed, and the super max prisons they are being housed at. Do you think they should be in a super max prison? Why or why not?

Solution Summary

An analysis of jails versus prisons, their mission statements, etc.