Rectifying Issues in Corrections
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... Reducing Overpopulation and Overcrowding In Prison al Affiliation Reducing Overpopulation and Overcrowding In Prison Introduction Prison overcrowding in the United States has placed extreme pressure on correctional facilities. Declines in correctional spending coupled with increase in inmate population in correctional spending, have caused exceeding of the maximum capacity of the facilities and because of overcrowding. For the inmates, the prison’s overcrowding has many diverse negative effects. According to research prison, overcrowding creates aggression, competition for the limited resources, increased higher suicide rates and increased recidivism likelihood, and increased illness rates. Among...