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Chapter 06: "Diversion and Intermediate Sanctions" CJC1000 - Introduction to Corrections Resource: Corrections in America 12th ed., Allen/Latessa/Ponder Summer 2013

Drug courts were created to do which of the following?

To divert drug-abusing offenders to intensively monitored treatment instead of incarceration

Intensive supervised probation is a form of probation with increased supervision and control of the offender. Which of the following statements inaccurately describes this form of punishment?

ISPs abdicate the use of rehabilitation.

General goals of ISPs include all of the following statements EXCEPT:

increase incapacitation over that of incarceration.

Which of the following is NOT usually called for in ISP programs?

Offender is required to keep a log on all personal contacts for every 24-hour period

General findings of the state of ISP include all of the following statements EXCEPT:

ISPs cost a little less than originally predicted.

Intermediate sanctions use increased surveillance and tighter controls than those for probation. Whichof the following are accurate arguments for and against the use of intermediate sanctions?

Advocates against intermediate sanctions argue that it inhibits the use of rehabilitation with offenders.

Which of the following types of correctional control is NOT considered to be a form of intermediate sanction?


Which of the following is NOT a form of intermediate sanction?


Boot camps have increased in number over the last twenty years. Which of the following statements is NOT true about boot camps?

Treatment (rehabilitation) programs are rarely used

Boot camp programs have regimens that can include which of the following?

all of the above

Which of the following is NOT a reason why boot camps have been found to increase recidivism as compared to other sanction types?

Boot camps are able to separately treat low, medium, and high-risk offenders.

All of the following statements describe community residential treatment centers EXCEPT:

most offenders in these facilities have low needs

Findings from the use of electronic monitoring include all of the following EXCEPT:

electronic monitoring terms average almost 1 year.

Which of the following is NOT one of the advantages that home detention has over incarceration?

Home detention offers a flexible alternative for certain offenders (such as pregnant offenders).

Which of the following statements does NOT depict day reporting centers?

Many day reporting centers have bed-space availability almost equal to that of smaller prisons.

What does restitution require the offender to do?

Compensate the victim for loss or injury

Restitution is a form of punishment supported by all the following reasons EXCEPT:

restitution will lead to strict surveillance and control of the offender.

Community service programs have all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:

this sanction provides a small wage per hour to the offender.

__________is a correctional strategy that focuses on persistent offenders and uses increasingly restrictive alternatives to convince those offenders to desist from criminal behavior.


__________is community supervision that uses electronic devises or GPS surveillance to maintain surveillance on parolees.

Electronic parole

What is tourniquet sentencing?

An increase in supervision and program participation by the judge due to noncompliance

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