War on Drugs and Prison Overcrowding Analysis
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper on the crowding effect the war on drugs has had on correctional organizations in your state.
Propose three workable solutions to the situation.
Substantiate your solutions with appropriate facts and figures.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
The correction system in the United States’ state of California has been characterized by an influx of drug related offenders who have been a key source of the overcrowding in the prison. The incarceration rates for drug offenders have escalated steadily with at least six out of ten in a group of prisoners standing conviction of drug related charges. Across the board the war on dugs has greatly contributed to the congestion that is being experienced in the states correction facilities. This has brought with it a…