Sunday, November 24, 2019

Electric monitoring essays

Electric monitoring essays The focus of the criminal justice system in Canada and all around the world for hundreds of years has been retributive justice. One of the main ideas has been you do the crime, you do the time. Thus, all of our prisons were beginning to fill up and exceed their capacity. This was a result of basically everyone who was found guilty of committing an offence under the criminal code, was sentenced to time in jail or prison. Therefore, during the 1980s and early 1990s, like many countries, Canada experienced significant prison population growth(Bonta, Wallace-Capretta Thus, during the late 1980s and early 1990s governments developed what is known today as community based sentence orders. These community based sentence orders would allow offenders to serve their sentence in the community. There were different levels of severity that each community sentence order had like community service hours being one of the least restrictive measures to electronic monitoring which is the most restrictive community based sentence that an offender can be placed on. Other community based senten...

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