those agencies or facilities concerned with the custody, confinement, supervision, or treatment of alleged or adjudicated off enders.
the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders; "for a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections"
the social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole
The part of the criminal justice system that deals with convicted criminals; it includes jails, prisons, parole, and probation.
That portion of the criminal justice system which deal with person convicted by the court.
The agencies of justice that take custody of offenders after their conviction and are entrusted with their treatment and control.
Corrections refer to one of the components of the criminal justice system that serves to punish and in many instances rehabilitate criminal offenders. Sentences given to offenders range from probation to serving time in prison, with intermediate sanctions including sentences to a halfway house or community corrections program, home confinement, and electronic monitoring. Financial penalties may include fines, forfeiture, and restitution.