One of the biggest challenges that plagues our correction system is that of prison overcrowding. Our judicial and corrections system is continually looking for new ways to combat this issue as they embark on budget cuts due to state and federal funding. One way in which they’ve done this is implementing new incarceration methods such as boot camps. Below we’ll define and discuss what boot. What are boot camps? List and explain three positives and negatives of this type of sentencing. What does research suggest about their effectiveness?