Prior to beginning work on this discussion, please complete the assigned readings in your textbook text and please review a state’s department of corrections Twitter (Links to an external site.) You can consider any of the Twitter web pages for state correctional departments listed in the Recommended Resources for this week, or you can do an Internet search to locate a specific state’s department of corrections Twitter page. The Twitter page must be the official account of that state department of corrections. For example, you could explore Tweets from one of the Twitter pages listed in the resource list for Week 2, or you could review a department of corrections’ Twitter page for a state of your choosing. Consider the institutional impediments for the administration of correctional facilities presented in your textbook (politics, budgets, consent decrees, department sizes, bureaucracy, etc.).
Your initial post should be at least 100 words in length. Support your claims with examples from any required material or other scholarly resources and properly cite any references.
In this discussion, select a Tweet about an administrative issue in corrections and then explain how your issue relates to the following:
- social and criminal justice issue(s) in corrections
- a function of a correctional system