corrections corrections  /kə ˈrɛk ʃənz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders
  2. (n) the social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole

Usage(s):

  1. The acquittal of seven guards and a nurse charged in the death of a teenage boot-camp inmate has renewed calls for reform of the state's troubled corrections system.
  2. The state's overcrowded corrections system is in crisis.
  3. But few legal, medical and corrections experts endorse the castration alternative.

News

  1. Colo. corrections released killer by mistake

    The Colorado Department of Corrections says it has revised procedures after a white supremacist killer who was supposed to be serving life in prison was released by mistake.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KKCO Grand Junction

  2. Acoma police arrest corrections officer

    Corrections Officer Mika Korris was arrested by Pueblo of Acoma Police earlier this month for failure to obey a lawful order, resisting arrest and elder abuse, according to a New... Read more »
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

  3. Corrections officer accused of misconduct

    DECATUR -- A corrections officer is accused of wrong-doing.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WCIA 3 Champaign-Urbana

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Quotes

  1. "We believe that if the housing sector begins to stabilize, and if some of the inventory corrections that are still going on in manufacturing begin to be completed, that there is a reasonable possibility that we'll see some strengthening in the...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "I've put a lot of thought into my life," Roethlisberger said. "I've been working closely with the commissioner on ways to make changes, corrections. I'm looking forward to the second chance and the second opportunity, not just in football,...
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Ben Roethlisberger Source: TSN

  3. Shurtleff's post said: "I just gave the go ahead to Corrections Director to proceed with Gardner's execution. May God grant him the mercy he denied his victims."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Mark Shurtleff Source: The Associated Press

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