Two basic philosophical reasons for sentencing I chose to compare are deterrence and incapacitation. Incapacitation refers more to jail time, where as, deterrence refers to more of a threat of a harsher penalty. Deterrence is the strategy of preventing crime through the threat of punishment. It assumes that potential criminals will weigh the costs of punishment versus the benefits of the criminal act. It's a severe threat of punishment, and, in theory, the punishment is so great that the crime will not be committed. Although the punishment is high, some still choose to commit acts of violence.
Jail and Prison
The Importance Of Prisons In Prison - Words | Cram
Here, a mural by the pseudonymous graffiti artist Dolk in an exercise yard at Halden Fengsel. By Jessica Benko. I drove down winding roads flanked in midsummer by rich green fields of young barley and dense yellow carpets of rapeseed plants in full flower. There were no signs warning against picking up hitchhikers, no visible fences. Smooth, featureless concrete rose on the horizon like the wall of a dam as I approached; nearly four times as tall as a man, it snaked along the crests of the hills, its top curled toward me as if under pressure.
Poetry Performance: Phil Kaye
Published Thursday, February 15, We associate prisons with high walls, bars and locked doors, but it takes more than just physical barriers to create a safe, secure environment for staff and inmates. Can technology on its own stop a prisoner from reoffending?