Research on corrections. Refers to one of the components of the criminal justice system. This includes halfway houses, parole programs, prisons, and probation programs. In some countries, as well as in Western countries in the past, this also included judicially-ordered corporal punishment. Corrections is the process of trying to correct an individual so that they do not engage in criminal behavior.

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Federal Bureau of Prisons
Statistical data on federal prison populations by gender, race, ethnicity, age and other demographic characteristics.
National Institute of Corrections
Provides access to resources, targeted toward corrections practitioners and research.
Oriana House Inc.
Oriana House, Inc. of Ohio is a private, nonprofit agency that assists people in overcoming chemical dependencies and provides suitable, reintegrating community corrections programs
Parole Source
Providing non-attorney guidance for parole preparation including support for inmates and families wishing to understand the Texas parole process. Providing community and family re-entry strategies.
Sentencing Project
Information about crime, courts, sentencing, criminal justice policy analysis, punishment, alternatives to incarceration and reform.
United States Sentencing Commission
Agency establishes sentencing policies and practices for the Federal courts. Contains reports to Congress, publications, Federal sentencing guidelines, and Federal sentencing statistics.
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