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  • n  the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders
    for a career in corrections turn to the web site of the New Jersey Department of Corrections
  • n  the social control of offenders through a system of imprisonment and rehabilitation and probation and parole
  • n  the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
  • n  a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
  • n  something substituted for an error
  • n  a rebuke for making a mistake
  • n  a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases
  • n  the act of punishing
  • n  treatment of a specific defect

  • The state's overcrowded corrections system is in crisis.
  • But few legal, medical and corrections experts endorse the castration alternative.
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - KKCO Grand Junction
  • 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 »
    June 12, 2013 - Albuquerque Journal
  • Corrections officer accused of misconduct
    DECATUR -- A corrections officer is accused of wrong-doing.
    June 10, 2013 - WCIA 3 Champaign-Urbana

  • Ben Roethlisberger in TSN
    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... Ben Bernanke Kansas City Star Feb 28, 2007 22554 30236 corrections 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,...
  • Mark Shurtleff in The Associated Press
    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."

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