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the role of community corrections within the criminal justice system

     

    Write a paper discussing the role of community corrections within the criminal justice system. Review the Role of Community Corrections Scoring Guide to understand the grading criteria for this assignment. You may use the information gathered in Unit 1?s discussion activities to contribute to your assignment. Your paper should:

    Describe the mission, goals, and objectives of community corrections as an alternative to institutional corrections.
    Explain how community corrections fits within the criminal justice system as a whole.
    Discuss the role of community corrections in sentencing, sanctions, recidivism, and re-entry.