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Prison Issues and Concerns: Overcrowding, security, accreditation, privatization, and Technology

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Prison Issues and Concerns: Overcrowding, security, accreditation, privatization, and Technology

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_____ refers to the number of inmates that can be accommodated based on a facility's staff and existing programs and services.
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_____ refers to the number of inmates that planners intended a prison facility to house.
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D

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At yearend 2011,state prisons in the U.S.were operating between full and _____ percent above capacity.
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D

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Eliminating present overcrowding in prisons would require building _____ new prisons.
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Which of the following acts requires the Bureau of Justice Statistics to perform a comprehensive statistical review and analysis of the incidents and effects of sexual victimization for each calendar year?
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An approach to sentencing that emphasizes interchangeability of punishments is called:
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The current term for prison gangs by the prison administration is:
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The prison gang _____ was founded in 1966 at San Quentin Prison and is considered the most politically oriented of the major state prison gangs;its racial makeup is black.
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The prison gang _____ was formed in the late 1950s in California's youth facility at Duel;its racial makeup is Mexican-American/Hispanic.
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The prison gang _____ was founded in 1970 in Rio Piedras Prison,Puerto Rico;its racial makeup is Puerto Rican American/Hispanic.
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Research studies have revealed that jail administrators commonly use _____ to define STG membership.
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In the 2004 study by California State University,the University of Missouri,and the National Youth Gang Center,jail administrators estimated gang membership at _____ percent.
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Any action by a group of inmates that constitutes a forcible attempt to gain control of a facility or area within the facility is a(n):
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The 1971 riot at the _____ was known as the bloodiest one-day encounter between Americans since the civil war.
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In the 1980 riot at the _____,thirty-three inmates were tortured,dismembered,decapitated,burned alive,and killed by fellow inmates.
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The longest prison riot in U.S.history occurred at the _____ where inmates killed nine of their fellow inmates during an 11-day siege.
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The Kerner Commission recommended that the only way to prevent riots was to:
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The prison facility at _____ was referred to as America's "Devil's Island."
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Alcatraz was closed because:
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The development of supermax prisons in the federal system is an example of the _____ model.
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