Custom Writing Service-Examine the underlying historical and economic reasons behind the quest for alternatives to incarcerating offenders in jails and prisons.

Custom Writing Service-Examine the underlying historical and economic reasons behind the quest for alternatives to incarcerating offenders in jails and prisons.

A recent study illustrates that nearly two (2) million juveniles are  processed through juvenile courts across the United States each year.  Depending on the nature of the crime, juveniles may face detention or  incarceration if they are convicted. Given the fact that many courts are  reluctant to incarcerate criminal offenders, judges often consider  alternatives to incarceration. The driving force behind these  alternatives is to save taxpayer money yet still demand offender  accountability and impose sanctions for criminal behavior.

Examine  the underlying historical and economic reasons behind the quest for  alternatives to incarcerating offenders in jails and prisons.

Describe  three (3) alternatives to incarceration that juvenile courts currently  use.

Discuss the significant societal and individual  benefits of imposing sanctions or punishments that do not involve  removing an offender from his / her family or community.