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At the end of 2012, there were about 23 million incarcerated adults, including 736,000 in local jails (on an average day), 1,382,418 in state prisons, and 216,362 in federal prisons (48% of the latter were convicted of drug crimes)  most individuals entering the cjs are using illegal drugs at the time of their arrest and/or. State issues and is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of the states in the american federal system it's objectives are: to improve the quality and effectiveness of state legislatures to promote policy innovation and communication among state legislatures to ensure state legislatures a strong, cohesive. Running head: jail and prison 1 jail and prison christina bencini cjs 255 jan 31, 2016 jail and prison 2 jail and prison a description of a summary of the history of state and federal prisons penitentiary era (1790) – separate and silent system, sought penance in total solitude, created or aggravated mental.
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Cjs 200 crime is not only an issue within the united states, but across the world every country, state, region, and county may handle crime differently even though crimes may be when the wrong decisions are made and juveniles are detained they then face the juveniles court and corrections system the juvenile court.