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CROL634. Crit Issues Community-Based Corrections

This course provides an overview of the most significant issues to correctional facilities, administrators, officers and those within the criminal justice system. This course examines the harsh realities afforded by corrections systems, physical and mental health problems within the corrections system, gangs and their separate issues, and women in prison. The privatization of prisons is also a topic that will be discussed, along with the use of contemporary technology in the corrections system. (3 credit hours)