The correction system
- When someone is found guilty, or convicted of a crime the corrections system takes over.
- Criminals granted probation are allowed to return to their communities to live and work.
- Criminals must pay a fine or pay for the damage caused.
- Criminals must do volunteer work in the community, such as picking up litter, counciling students, or serving meals to the homeless.
- Criminals lose their freedom and privacy, and must live in a prison for a specified period of time.
- Some states allow the death penalty for the most serious crimes.
- If the prisoner violates the rules of parole, he/she can be sent back to jail.
Criminals have to pay fines when they committe a crime.
Sometimes criminals have to do community service.
Criminals have to go to prison if the crime is bad enough.
- Probation- act of a suspending the sentence of a criminal offender giving him or her freedom under the supervision of an officer of the law.
- Parole- release from prison or jail before the full term is up on condition of lawful behavior and with the requirements regular reporting to an officer of the court.