CJ 320 Milestone Two
The ability to conduct research using state corrections data is a valuable skill to have not only for this course but for further study in the criminal justice field. It is also a valuable skill for practicing professionals.
Many states are using alternatives to incarceration and are reconsidering policies in order to assist offenders making the transition back into the community. Write a short paper in which you respond to these questions:
- What alternatives to incarceration exist in your state?
- Are these alternatives merely enhancements to probation or parole, or are they truly alternatives?
- Which alternatives work best for which types of offenders? What are the elements necessary for successful reentry of offenders into the community?
- What is your state doing to address these elements?
Explain how the state initiatives are intended to address each element. Guidelines for Submission:
Your submission should be about 1 to 2 pages, with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Sources should be cited according to APA style