In the United States there are several different types of correctional institutions including local, state, federal, and private. Each of these institutions has a specific purpose and houses different levels of prisoners.
Please respond to the following prompts:
- Discuss the different correctional institutions and their specific role on both the state and federal level.
- What are the responsibilities of correctional organizations besides just housing inmates?
- For what do these organizations have to prepare and what are their general mission features?