CJ 460 Community Corrections and Sentencing
Prerequisites: upper division standing, CJ 300, or consent of instructor.
Description: Deinstitutionalization movement within the prison industry in the U.S. Development of the scale and reach of the prison industry, incarceration rates relative to violent and non-violent offenses, incarceration rates for drug offenses, development of decentralized, community-related sentencing.
1. Historical Foundations for Community Corrections
2. The 19th Century Roots of Community Corrections
3. Sentencing and Probation Practices
4. Evolution of Parole
5. Intermediate Sanctions II
6. Special Needs Offenders
a) Substance Abusers
b) Sex Offenders in the Community
c) Mentally Ill Offenders in the Community
d) Female Offenders
e) Domestic Batterers
7. Collateral Consequences of Conviction
8. The Future of Community Corrections in California