Monroe County, Indiana has a small probation department that has developed a program of intermediate sanctions, starting with total custody, where defendants are placed in jail. Moving along the continuum of intermediate sanctions, this program moves defendants out of jail through a variety of correctional programs in the community, eventually releasing them from custody all together. This program has saved Monroe County significant money in jail custody days. As a result Monroe County has the lowest cost per individual of all of the counties in Indiana. Why is net widening a concern in using intermediate sanctions?Watch the following videos before responding to the prompt.Part I: Adult Community CorrectionsPart II: Adult Community CorrectionsWrite a brief summary (350-450 Words) of the videos and answer the following:Do you agree with the assertions in the videos? Why or why not?What are three things that could be improved with the presentation? Explain.
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