Support Us

If you found our community helpful, your small donation will help us reach more students around the globe. You may also like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
New Topic  
wrote...
*
Posts:
24697
Credits:
474
2 years ago
What are some of the major issues that prisons face today? What new issues might the future bring?
  • Read 7577 times
  • 2 Replies
Sunshine ☀ ☼
solved
wrote...
Posts: 1876
Credits: 4996
2 years ago
To view this post & more...
You'll need to login or register
Three special problems facing corrections administrators today are health threats related to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), the aging of the prison population and the consequent health issues, and the unique problems of mentally ill prisoners. Each carries a spectacular price tag for health and treatment services that results in the consumption of disproportionate amounts of most prison budgets. In the future, special problems may include the housing of foreign terrorists, the emergence of new diseases that further tax prison health systems, or changes in public policy or the law that lead to increases in inmate populations (a condition that might overwhelm already crowded prisons and jails).
Biology!
wrote...
Posts: 6
Credits: 756
Rep:
0 0
2 years ago
Prisoners are expensive to keep.  They get admitted to a prison, and they don't have to do anything except follow orders, survive mob attacks from other prisoners, and they get fed.  Basically, the more prisoners, the more money government has divert from more pressing issues.
New Topic      
This topic is currently locked from adding new posts. Only administrators and moderators can reply. If you'd like to contribute to this topic, start a new thread and make reference to this one. Otherwise, contact a moderator for more options.

Control Panel

Click to ask a question. 374 Students and 21 members are standing by to answer all your science and biology homework problems, free. So far today, 236 guests have joined.
Dictionary
Search Images
Related Images
Views
491
Rating

Views
293
Rating

Views
272
Rating