US Prison System is faulted and should be reformed asap
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The prison system is not designed to help or reform anyone. The original purpose of this insititution is to rehabilitate inmates to correct them into productive members of society upon thier release from thier sentance. This is failing miserably in every way.
Some (a ton) of prisoners are SERIOUSLY ILL and a danger to everyone else around them
However, most people that aren't like this will want to change their life. People need to be disciplined MORE in order for it to work. Prison alone scares some people outta their crimes. The people that end back in it are the ones that treat it like a game, which strengthens my point for most prison members (the people) ruining for the others.
I agree, it doesn't work, it has faults. But, it's the people and the criminals that do them are nearly irreversible.
Ever heard of that show where people were told by their families to stop their horrible lifestyle? And after saying they would and being "fixed" they ended up doing it again??
Crime is an addiction to some people.
I once saw a video of a young adult who went to jail for this
www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8A85cl5w3s --- Disregard the title and listen to the story - he got what he deserved and to be honest there are thousands of kids like them
People even this young can do horrible things and juvenile detention is really different from prison.
The US does a good job at the PUNISHMENT part of prison, but I can agree with you that the system doesn't work for rehabilitating the people. Remember they used to hang people in public for just doing "witchcraft". I guess talking to them at a young age and being more strict can help them.
One more thing, it's moreso the PARENT's fault for people ending up the way they do. Those 14-17 yr olds behaved like that before they went to prison, that's why they did the crime.
Like they say
"Don't want to do the time, don't do the crime"
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