Coursework Writing-The Mentally Handicapped/Ill Inmate

Coursework Writing-The Mentally Handicapped/Ill Inmate

Compare and contrast the “robber” and the “burglar.”

The Mentally Handicapped/Ill Inmate

A significant number of inmates at all levels of corrections is made up of the mentally ill/handicapped. What is the impact of these inmates on the operations of a corrections facility, how many are there, what are their crimes? What is being done to properly treat the them?

What legal requirements are in place to ensure proper treatment of the mentally ill/handicapped? What is a proper disposition for these offenders?