Prisons are populated by a large percentage of inmates guilty of a drug crime, or a drug related offense. Since Pete Smith has used drugs in the past, you are not certain that the influences of the general population at a prison are best for either Smith or society. You decide to get some advice from another officer.
1. Why do you think and alternative form of corrections is appropriate here, and how will the offender and society benefit.
The department of Corrections is considering adding in-home monitoring as a sentencing option for judges. They have asked you to provide some information to them to assist in making a decision.
1. They need to know what in-home monitoring is and what type of offenders would be considered for this program.