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Synonyms for corrections

the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders

the social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole

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"Together, we need to address the often-repeated challenges of effective correctional system and jail management in pursuing restorative justice for those found guilty of violating our criminal laws," the former justice secretary added.
"who should not be forgotten in Canadian criminal justice and public safety as our new government grapples with the very thematic questions I look at in the book: How can the justice and correctional systems engage more fairly and equally with our diverse populace?"
Clearly, the correctional system is failing aboriginal offenders and the communities from which they have come and to which they are likely to return.
Separate sections focus on law enforcement, the court process, and the correctional system.
(21) conducted a questionnaire-based observational study in 148,797 offenders (92% male) in the Canadian correctional system. With responses from 11 Canadian provinces and territories, it was found that only 13 inmates had a diagnosis of FAS (0.087 per 1,000).
Dog Pound 18, 87 mins A harrowing account of brutality and retribution within the American correctional system, Dog Pound features troubled 17-year-old Butch (Adam Butcher), drug dealer Davis (Shane Kippel), 16, and 15-yearold Hispanic car thief Angel (Mateo Morales) who are sent to the Enola Vale Correctional Facility in Montana.
Instead of building more jails and prisons, what we need to do is examine the underpinnings of those already in existence and create alternatives that better meet the needs of those who become entangled within the correctional system. In Canada, a dual correctional system divides responsibility between the federal and provincial governments.
Our patients are all members of a unique cultural group; they are all incarcerated in the state or federal correctional system. This has a tremendous impact on their cancer care, including access to diagnosis and treatment.
Substance abuse treatment services for offenders are not widely available in all phases of the correctional system, according to the first set of findings from a national survey funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
She is one of the authors of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba report on women in the province's correctional system.
Finally, it provides a perspective on the children whose development and lives are negatively affected by incarceration and on the plight of young Black males, who are increasingly coming into contact with the correctional system. The growing prison population is described in the first section of this report and is followed by a description of the juvenile detention system.
An inside view of the challenges of the correctional system, aspects that need to be changed for the future, and the struggles of the men and women who live behind bars.
These efforts identified cases of acute hepatitis B in multiple Georgia prisons and documented evidence of ongoing transmission of HBV in the state correctional system. The findings underscore the need for hepatitis B vaccination programs in correctional facilities.
The aid will focus on five areas: the administration of justice, the correctional system, organisation against crime, human rights, and women's rights.
Health services provided through the correctional system may be their major source of health care.
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