Selecting 1 of the 3 topics, you will be required to submit a 300-word minimum main topic posting. Please add your references to the main topic posting (required). You are encouraged to do research on the topic from other resources. You will be responding to a minimum of 2 classmates for this assignment. Each classmate’s response should be a minimum of 100 words. Your option is to respond to postings that concern your main topic selection, or you may respond to postings from classmates that have to do with 1 of the other 2 topics.
Note: All of these topic paper references are in the AIU Library.
Topic 1: HARNESSING THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY IN INSTITUTIONAL CORRECTIONS: One researcher reflects on the challenges and opportunities associated with implementing and evaluating criminal justice technologies.
- Authors: LA VIGNE, NANCY
- Source: National Institute of Justice Journal. May2017, Issue 278, p50-55. 6p. 1 Chart.
Turner, Allan. Corrections Today; Lanham Vol. 69, Iss. 3, (Jun 2007): 44-45,51.
Anonymous. Corrections Compendium; Lanham Vol. 36, Iss. 1, (Spring 2011): 32.
Discuss the following:
- What is the reason for tracking inmate movements throughout the facility?
- Why is it more practical to use technology for maintaining inmates in their own home instead of keeping them in a confinement facility?
- Why should mental health considerations be important in the handling and treatment of offenders in jail and prison facilities or while on probation or parole?