Corrections officials recognize the need for effective community-based corrections and other crime prevention methods.
Discuss some of the obstacles in developing successful community correction programs? In your opinion, will these programs be as effective as incarceration? How? Do you agree or disagree that building more prisons will solve the crime problem in the United States? Why or why not? Discuss the concept of collateral consequences for ex-offenders. How does this restrict their reentry into the community and impact further crime?