[ORDER SOLUTION] Addressing Prison Overcrowding

POST 1Hello class,Do you think a tent city approach is a viable option for addressing prison overcrowding? Explain why or why not.When I first found out about this, I loved the idea and still do. Being in the military and being deployed to multiple locations across the globe, tent cities where a way for the government to cut cost on billeting. This of course is still the case, but in this instance, it saves the county Maricopa lots of money, while effectively addressing the overcrowding in prisons. While tents may not protect the inmate from all external factors like weather, it still provides an adequate living quarter. If the tent city is adequate for military members who are law abiding citizens, then in my opinion it is more than adequate for inmates. As discussed in the Film Media Group (2007), there are risks with having many prisoners in tents, as long as the correctional officers work together to stop unauthorized illegal activity, much like in the video, then the correctional facility will work. In this case, it places inmates in austere environment, and has the potential to reduce recidivism.What are some other approaches you think would help alleviate prison overcrowding?There is only one thing I can think of, and that is selective incarceration. As Schmalleger (2019) describes, many states had to “scramble in attempt to implement selective incarceration principles. With that in mind, I would use selective incarceration on any drug cases. As a societal norm change is taking place, where marijuana is becoming legal, the same approach must be taken for other drug crimes. I, however, am not advocating for a free for all on not incarcerating drug cases. I am however, making a point where there needs to be an analysis done as to what drug offenses should not require incarceration, rather made to pay fines. This can perhaps also go into crimes that mentally ill persons are charged with.R,DannyReferences:Films Media Group. (2007). Lockdown: Tent City. Retrievedfrom:https://excelsior.instructure.com/courses/23565/pages/module-7-learning-and-assessment-activities?module_item_id=1982016Schmalleger, F. (2019). Criminal justice: a brief introduction, (13th ed.). Upper SaddleRiver, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall——————————————————————————————————————————-POST 2Do you think a tent city approach is a viable option for addressing prison overcrowding? Explain why or why not.Prison overcrowding will continue to be a concern, as an estimated 6,741,400 individuals were supervised by U.S. adult correctional systems in 2011 (BJS, 2012). I think employing a tent city approach is a viable option, but comes with some aspects that have to be discussed further. In my opinion, we should make incarceration as tough as possible, not to a point where it’s cruel and unusual, but it shouldn’t be easy. The key to reducing recidivism is crime deterrence, if an individual knows that they could potentially be living in less than ideal living conditions, maybe they will think twice before committing a crime. I know this may sound like wishful thinking, but deterring a crime from happening in the first place is our best shot at reducing the effects of prison overcrowding. The Lockdown: Tent City film (2007) reported that Phoenix, AZ has more inmates then jail cells, but the Sherriff will always make room no matter what. I think the tent city approach was his solution to making room and used it as a deterrence tool that has proved to be effective. Again, part of being in jail is having your freedoms rescinded this should be tough in order to curb inmates from committing future crimes. There are a couple of aspects that I would need further information on prior to siding with the tent city approach. 1) What would be the actions if the tent city was faced with a fire, what does the evacuation plan look like? 2) During times of inclimate weather or natural disasters where would the inmates be held temporarily? 3) Having cells, creates inmate separation, which prevents the spread of illnesses/diseases and having a tent city approach doesn’t provide separation. How will this be controlled? I think the weather concern is less of a real issue in Phoenix excluding the extreme heat, but inmates must be protected adequately.What are some other approaches you think would help alleviate prison overcrowding? Please use your readings to support your response.There are different ways that we can combat overcrowding within our prisons. In my opinion, it boils down to three lines of effort. 1) For nonviolent offenders early release is an option and approving parole when an inmate achieves the necessary prerequisites for release. 2) The mentally ill and drug addicted inmates must have access to adequate care. 3) Reducing recidivism rates in our nation would directly combat prison overcrowding. Lastly, providing judges with alternate sentencing techniques can also be of a great aid to prison overcrowding. Bureau of Justice Statistics. (2012.). Correctional population in the United States (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.), 2011 (NCJ 239972)Films Media Group. (2007). Lockdown: Tent city. Films On Demand. .

Struggling to find relevant content or pressed for time? – Don’t worry, we have a team of professionals to help you on
[ORDER SOLUTION] Addressing Prison Overcrowding
Get a 15% Discount on this Paper
Order Now
Calculate the price
Make an order in advance and get the best price
Pages (550 words)
*Price with a welcome 15% discount applied.
Pro tip: If you want to save more money and pay the lowest price, you need to set a more extended deadline.
We know how difficult it is to be a student these days. That's why our prices are one of the most affordable on the market, and there are no hidden fees.

Instead, we offer bonuses, discounts, and free services to make your experience outstanding.
How it works
Receive a 100% original paper that will pass Turnitin from a top essay writing service
step 1
Upload your instructions
Fill out the order form and provide paper details. You can even attach screenshots or add additional instructions later. If something is not clear or missing, the writer will contact you for clarification.
Pro service tips
How to get the most out of your experience with MyCoursebay
One writer throughout the entire course
If you like the writer, you can hire them again. Just copy & paste their ID on the order form ("Preferred Writer's ID" field). This way, your vocabulary will be uniform, and the writer will be aware of your needs.
The same paper from different writers
You can order essay or any other work from two different writers to choose the best one or give another version to a friend. This can be done through the add-on "Same paper from another writer."
Copy of sources used by the writer
Our college essay writers work with ScienceDirect and other databases. They can send you articles or materials used in PDF or through screenshots. Just tick the "Copy of sources" field on the order form.
See why 20k+ students have chosen us as their sole writing assistance provider
Check out the latest reviews and opinions submitted by real customers worldwide and make an informed decision.
Criminal Justice
Great work! Followed directions to the latter.
Customer 452485, September 1st, 2021
Customer 452587, July 28th, 2021
Social Work and Human Services
Thank You! Great Work!
Customer 452587, September 14th, 2021
Customer 452813, July 10th, 2022
Mental Wellness
The skilled writer did a good job. I will add a few more details. Thank you, great job...
Customer 452547, June 17th, 2021
public speaking
The work was excelent and very professional.
Customer 452653, November 1st, 2021
Social Work and Human Services
Awesome Work!
Customer 452587, October 20th, 2021
Customer 452813, June 30th, 2022
Customer 452813, July 9th, 2022
Fantastic work on this project as usual.
Customer 452707, July 5th, 2022
Customer 452813, July 5th, 2022
Customer 452813, June 19th, 2022
Customer reviews in total
Current satisfaction rate
3 pages
Average paper length
Customers referred by a friend
15% OFF your first order
Use a coupon FIRST15 and enjoy expert help with any task at the most affordable price.
Claim my 15% OFF Order in Chat

Thank you for choosing MyCoursebay. Your presence is a motivation to us. All papers are written from scratch. Plagiarism is not tolerated. Order now for a 15% discount

Order Now