Offender Punishment and Treatment

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Rehabilitation
Restoring a prisoner to the life they had before they turned to crime through education and therapy
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Retribution
Punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act
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Deterrence
Strategy to dissuade an advisory from taking an action not yet started
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Punishments
the infliction or imposition of a penalty as retribution for an offence
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Treatment
Medical or psychological care given to an offender when they are physically or mentally ill
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Probation
the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behaviour under supervision.
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Suspended Sentence
A suspended sentence is a legal term for a judge's delaying of a defendant's serving of a sentence after they have been found guilty, in order to allow the defendant to perform a period of probation.
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Category A prison
Those whose escape would be highly dangerous to the public or national security. Examples include attempted murder, manslaughter, wounding with intent or ****
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Recidivism
a tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior; to relapse into criminal behavior.
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Punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act

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Retribution

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Strategy to dissuade an advisory from taking an action not yet started

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the infliction or imposition of a penalty as retribution for an offence

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Medical or psychological care given to an offender when they are physically or mentally ill

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TomCorf

Good for quick revision of key terms around offender punishment

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