Correctional System

The U.S. Correctional System can serve two specific functions in relation to criminal offenders. First, it can serve as a tool for punishing the offender and making the offender pay for his or her crimes. Second, it can serve as a means to rehabilitating the offender and preparing him or her for successful reentry into society._x000D_
Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay answering the following questions:_x000D_
How does the correctional system punish offenders?_x000D_
How does the correctional system rehabilitate offenders?_x000D_
Which method is more effective in reducing crime?_x000D_
Research a method for punishing or rehabilitating offenders._x000D_
Use the literature and propose a solution or adjustment to the methods of punishment or rehabilitation._x000D_
Your paper must follow this format:_x000D_
Page 1: cover/title page_x000D_
Pages 2, 3, and 4: body of text_x000D_
Page 5: reference page (list at least three sources on your reference page. Cite your sources.)_x000D_
List at least three sources on your reference page._x000D_
This assignment requires research to substantiate your findings. Use at least three references for this paper. You are required to access the Library for at least one of your references. Another reference can be your text from this class, and the third reference can come from an acceptable online academic resource. Discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used.

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