American Corrections System Response To COVID-19: An Examination Of The Procedures And Policies Used In Spring 2020

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Cathy Marcum, Associate Professor and Curriculum Coordinator (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: This article will explore the federal and state correction system responses to COVID-19 as of early May 2020. Current statistics of infection rates and policy responses will be discussed. In addition, adjustments to inmate activities and staff will be reviewed, as well as responses by community corrections agencies.

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Marcum CD. American Corrections System Response to COVID-19: an Examination of the Procedures and Policies Used in Spring 2020. American Journal of Criminal Justice: The Journal of the Southern Criminal Justice Association. 2020;45(4):759-768. doi:10.1007/s12103-020-09535-3. Publisher version of record available at:
Language: English
Date: 2020
COVID-19, Corrections, Community corrections, Inmate

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