Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
- In your own words, explain the major inmate classification levels.
- Why do you think inmate classification is often referred to as the “cornerstone” of corrections?
- Explain why you think an effective classification system is an important part of a jail or prison security program.