Corrections in Criminal Justice

  1. Corrections is a large, wide-reaching aspect of criminal justice that includes incarceration, probation, and parole. In this assignment you will research and explain ethical challenges in corrections.
    Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that addresses the following questions:

    • What are 2 ethical issues related to the prison system? Provide examples.
    • Do you feel it is ethical to privatize prisons versus traditional government-run facilities? Provide an explanation for your argument.
    • What consequences should be faced by correctional officers who violate ethical codes of conduct?
    • Do community corrections programs place too much burden and risk on communities and citizens? Are some programs better for community placement than others? Explain your answer.
    • Is there ever a circumstance in which you feel physical punishment is appropriate? Explain your response.