A correctional system, also known as a penal system, thus refers to a network of agencies that administer a jurisdiction's prisons, and community-based programs like parole, and probation boards. In criminal justice, correction, corrections, and correctional, are umbrella terms describing a variety of functions typically carried out by government agencies, and involving the punishment, treatment, and supervision of persons who have been convicted of crimes. These functions commonly include imprisonment, parole, and probation.
"Corrections" is also the name of a field of academic study concerned with the theories, policies, and programs pertaining to the practice of corrections. Its object of study includes personnel training and management as well as the experiences of the inmates within the programs.
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Throughout this video, Michael Johnson challenges the lifestyle of alcohol, drugs, and criminal activity and provides the viewer with strategies for successful re-entry back into the community. Learn More
Extreme Consequences is aimed at keeping kids out of the penal system. It tackles the subjects of making choices and understanding consequences, while addressing the underlying hurt and anger that all at-risk youth experience. Learn More