Prison Essay Topics

Dear Phyllis

I’m writing to you to say goodbye. I’m in the prison now. I am sad to say I’ll be executed tomorrow because I escaped from the camp. I know you will feel so sad and miserable. But I hope you do not to feel too unhappy. Being shot is the same as letting me successfully… View Article

Irish Prison System

In 2012, the average cost of imprisonment per prisoner in Ireland was €65, 404. The current prison population is 4, 306. That’s an estimated 282, 000,000 of the tax payers money spent on prisons in Ireland per annum. Introduction This Irish prison system consists of 15 different institutions. This is made up of eleven traditional… View Article

Major trends in corrections

Functions of photography in police investigation: It can be to heal- using of photography, the investigator solved the crime by examining the photograph and identify who is the perpetrator. It can be to inform It can be to record- to record the crime scene itself and to record the evidence. It can be to influence… View Article

Running Head: Parole

Introduction Parole refers to the release of a prison before his or her term is over and then subjected to continued observation together with the need to comply with particular terms and conditions for a particular duration, normally up to the end of their sentence (Garton, 2003). It is the setting free of prisoners giving… View Article

Literary Analysis Paper

Retrieved Reformation is a short story about a man named Jimmy Valentine. In the beginning of the story, he is being released from prison for his crimes of robbing banks and cracking into safes. After being released, he realizes that he wants to live a life of no crime. He becomes a dynamic character because… View Article

My Favorite Show

I have many favorite shows; one of my favorite would have to be Prison Break. There are so many reasons why it’s my favorite. My main reason is the plot of the story/show. Two brothers who broke out of jail with a group of other prisoners. Another reason is the suspense of the show. It’s… View Article

The Stanford Prison Study and Obedience of the Masses

The Stanford Prison Study conducted by Philip Zimbardo during the early 1970s showed the power of institutions to subject the masses to their own designs, despite the fact that institutions are generally represented by fewer people than the numbers constituting the masses.  Nevertheless, the study has been harshly criticized because it exposed its subjects to… View Article

The Treatment of Prisoners By Prison Officials

Abstract  The correctional facility environment can be considered a form of isolated community where all inmates, both prisoners and officers alike, interact in such a way that impacts the positive or negative atmosphere of the prison.  The hypothesis behind this research assignment is that in situations where prison officers treat their charges in a negative… View Article

The Use of Prison Confinement in the Treatment of Drunk Drivers

Researcher Daniel LeClair (1988) in journal Federal Probation discusses the implications of treating drunk drivers by incarcerating them. Drunken driving accidents are a significant public health risk, and a large number of people die, or are seriously injured in accidents involving drunk drivers each year. In the 1980’s groups such as Mothers against Drunk Driving… View Article

Persuading the Teacher to let me do my Research Paper on Prison

Abstract             The United States is currently facing an overcrowding crisis in its prisons today. Increased rate of crime and the refusal by the relevant state authorities to expand the number of correctional facilities has put a strain to the existing prisons. This has been recently been revisited in the national forums with calls from… View Article

The problem of minority prisoners

The problem of minority prisoners has been high on agenda for several decades already. In this paper I will focus my attention on possible measures and remedies aimed at establishing bridges of understanding between minority prisoners and corrections. I have critically examined a significant number of authoritative sources regarding the issue and I’m going to… View Article

Peter’s Escape from Prison

12 Acts: 1-18 narrates the story of the unsuccessful conviction of Peter, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ. The verse begins when King Herod arrested several people who belonged to the church, including James, the brother of John, to be executed. When Herod heard that this apprehension of church members appealed to the Jews,… View Article

Advantages and Disadvantages of Private Prisons and Jails

In the United States, prison overcrowding and budget cuts within the criminal justice system have lead to an increase in the need and the development of private prisons and jails. According to Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. (2010), “A private prison is a place in which individuals are physically confined by a third party that is contracted… View Article

Parole and Probation

“A term coined by John Augustus from the Latin term”probare”- to prove, to test; the origin for the Probation came from English Law in the Middle Ages. ”(A Brief History of Probation) “In 1841He persuaded Boston Police Court to release an adult drunkard into his custody rather than send him to prison- the prevalent means… View Article

Sexual Abuse in Prison

The sexual abuse in prison is a serious problem in our country. It is compounded by the sheer number of inmates stepping inside the prison system every year. It is surprising to find out that our country is widely recognized as the one with most number of prisoners. This problem however is preventable and controllable… View Article