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NCJ Number: 34429 Find in a Library
Title: PROFILE/MISSOURI
Journal: CORRECTIONS MAGAZINE  Volume:2  Issue:3  Dated:(MARCH 1976)  Pages:51-62
Author(s): E MAY
Corporate Author: Correctional Information Service, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Correctional Information Service, Inc
New York, NY 10017
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN OVERVIEW OF THE FACILITIES, RECENT REFORMS, PROGRAMS, AND PROBLEMS OF THE MISSOURI CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM.
Abstract: THE RECENT TREND IN MISSOURI CORRECTIONS TOWARD OPEN COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE PRESS AND THE PUBLIC IS DESCRIBED. THE ADULT CORRECTIONS SYSTEM IS OUTLINED, AND INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON ADULT CORRECTIONS REFORMS, CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, AND INMATE POPULATIONS. SUCH PROBLEMS AS RACIAL DISTURBANCES AND OVERCROWDING ARE ALSO EXAMINED. CORRECTIONAL EFFORTS AND PROGRAMS IN THE AREAS OF INMATE CLASSIFICATION, PRISON INDUSTRIES, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, EX-OFFENDER EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS, AND RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE REVIEWED. JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND TREATMENT PROGRAMS ARE ALSO EXAMINED. TRENDS TOWARD COMMUNITY-BASED ALTERNATIVES, REGIONALIZATION, AND IMPROVED TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION EFFORTS ARE NOTED IN MISSOURI JUVENILE CORRECTIONS.
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (juvenile); Correctional facilities; Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional institutions (juvenile); Inmate Programs; Management; Missouri; Reform
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