Write a 700- to 800 word paper in which you compare jails and prisons. Identify a jail in your county (Harris County), or one in a surrounding area, and a prison in your state (TEXAS) to compare in the paper. Address the following in your comparison:
- Identify types of prisons.
- What are the major differences between the selected jail and the selected prison?
- Explain at least two aspects about jail and prison culture and subculture.
- Explain why jails play an important role in the criminal justice system.
- Discuss the role of community-based corrections programs associated with jails and prisons.
- Describe violent behavior that occurs in jails and prisons.
- Explain the role of probation and parole.