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CJS 255 Week 2 Jail and Prisons Comparison Paper
Complete the following in CJi Interactive.

  • Learning Modules


    • Ch. 11: Corrections History and Institutions History of Prisons

    • Ch. 11: Corrections History and Institutions Correctional System


  • Myths & Issues Videos


    • Ch. 11: Corrections History and Institutions Myth v. Reality: The Correctional System Rehabilitates Offenders



Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper using the information found in the CJi Interactive Multimedia and this week’s readings. Include the following in your paper:

  • A description of jail’s place in corrections and its role throughout history

  • A summary of the history of state and federal prisons

  • A comparison of the similarities and differences between security levels in jails, state prisons, and federal prisons

  • An explanation of factors influencing growth in jails, state prisons, and federal prisons


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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CJS 255 Week 2 Federal Prison Comparison Matrix
Create a matrix in which you describe the prisons where the following individuals were incarcerated:

  • Martha Stewart

  • Ivan Boesky

  • Michael Milken

  • Manuel Noriega

  • Timothy McVeigh

  • Terry Nichols

  • Al Capone

  • John Gotti


Describe the problems associated with the prisons used to incarcerate these individuals.
Explain the security levels of the prisons.
Use images or graphics if desired. Reference any information or images used in the matrix.
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CJS 255 Week 3 Sentencing Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that analyzes the principal objectives of punishment within the U.S. corrections system.
Answer the following questions in your paper:

  • What are the state and federal objectives of punishment?

  • How does sentencing affect the state and federal corrections systems overall? Support your answer.

  • What is determinate and indeterminate sentencing? Which sentencing model do you feel is most appropriate? Explain why and provide an example.


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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CJS 255 Week 3 Correctional Officers’ Experiences Summary
Create a hypothetical maximum-security prison environment to use as a basis for your answers. The prison may be a state, federal, private, or nonprivate prison.
Assume the role of correctional officers at a maximum-security prison. A university professor has asked you to speak to her class about your experiences as correctional officers. To prepare for the visit, she has sent you the questions that the students will ask you.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer to following questions.

  • How does the prison environment influence the way you ensure security and custody in your prison?

  • What methods of secure custody do you use in your prison?

  • How do you ensure professionalism among the corrections staff?

  • Do you work for a private or nonprivate prison? How do your daily work experiences differ from those of others according to the type of prison you work for?


Remember correctional officers will likely have different experiences and answers to these questions.
Format your answers to reflect those differences.
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CJS 255 Week 4 Prisoners with Special Needs
Complete the following in CJi Interactive.

  • Learning Modules


    • Ch. 13: Life Behind Bars Special Offenders


  • Myths & Issues Videos


    • Ch. 13: Life Behind Bars Issue 2: Our Graying Prison Population



Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper explaining the needs of special offenders. Answer the following questions:

  • How do special needs, mentally ill, and substance-abusing prisoners affect the jail and prison systems at state and federal levels?

  • What would happen if these prisoners were not cared for properly?

  • Select a prison special offender population and research a program aimed to assist or care for that population. What are the characteristics of the program? How has the program affected the special offender population in that prison?


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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CJS 255 Week 4 Prison Life Presentation
Complete the following in CJi Interactive on the student website:

  • Learning Modules


    • Ch. 11: Corrections History and Institutions Prisons and Jails

    • Ch. 13: Life Behind Bars The Legal Rights of Inmates


  • Myth & Issues Videos


    • Ch. 13: Life Behind Bars Issue 1: Should Prisoners have Rights?



Create an 8- to 12-slide presentation examining the life of prisoners. Include the following in the presentation:

  • A brief comparison of jail and prison inmates

  • A brief comparison of male and female inmates' backgrounds

  • A brief comparison of state and federal inmates, including the difference between prison life in private and nonprivate prisons

  • An explanation of how prison life has changed over time

  • A description of the extent and nature of prison violence

  • A description of the extent and nature of prisoner litigation

  • Two recommendations that will


    • positively affect the life of prisoners

    • address the increasing violence and variations of violence in prisons

    • limit prisoner litigation issues



Include speaker notes for each slide.
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
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CJS 255 Week 5 Rehabilitation Paper
Complete the following in CJi Interactive.

  • Learning Modules:


    • Ch. 12: Corrections in the Community The Value of Probation and Parole

    • Ch. 12: Corrections in the Community Objectives and Conditions of Probation

    • Ch. 12: Corrections in the Community Special Supervision Programs

    • Ch. 12: Corrections in the Community History of Parole

    • Ch. 12: Corrections in the Community Parole Board



Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that includes the following:

  • Definition and origins of rehabilitation in prison

  • Definition of parole and how it differs from mandatory release

  • Definition of probation and how it compares to other forms of sentencing

  • Definition and options of community corrections

  • Critique the current rehabilitation options:


    • Is there a better solution to the current parole process?

    • Is there a better solution to the current probation system?

    • Are there better solutions than the current community corrections options?



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CJS 255 Week 5 Determining Conditions of Probation Simulation
Complete the CJi Interactive Simulation: Determining Conditions of Probation, found in Ch. 12: Corrections in the Community.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary of the conditions of probation or parole and the rationale for those conditions. Include the following in the paper:

  • Outcomes of the conditions selected by the team

  • Changes the team would make to their selections on the basis of the outcomes

  • Recommendations concerning the conditions of a client's probation or parole that were not included in the options. Explain why.


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