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You have been asked to participate in a local radio program to address the role of corrections in the community. The audience is specifically interested in discussing whether corrections should be focused on one or all of the following functions:

  • Rehabilitation of offenders 
  • Punishment of offenders 
  • Isolation of chronic offenders 

After carefully considering available information and points of view on the subject, decide which role you believe should be the focus of the community’s corrections policy.  Rehabilitation of offenders : To prepare for the program, create 5 questions you believe callers may ask. Explain your point of view on the role of corrections in the criminal justice system to each of the questions asked, and draw a connection to the topic you are researching for this course. How do issues in corrections correlate with the topic you are researching?