Corrections Today

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Authors : Larry J. Siegel; Clemens Bartollas


448 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2014, 2011

©2016 , Published


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CORRECTIONS TODAY, 3rd Edition, is a briefer, visual, paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts, ideal for instructors who are looking for course materials that emphasize real-world concepts and applications in their Corrections courses. This innovative text examines the fi... more


Gripping, current, high-profile cases are the subject of the text's real-life chapter opening vignettes, which capture student interest and encourage reading. Chapter 5, for instance, describes a 2013 case at the Baltimore jail where several corrections officers were indicted for assisting Tayon Whi... more

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An all-new Chapter 15, "Today's Corrections Professional: Characteristics, Challenges, and Opportunities," discusses why a career in corrections is beneficial and outlines the variety of career paths in the field--providing information about the nature of the jobs, qualifications and required educat... more