According to you, what is the main purpose of the penitentiary system, i.e. the penal system used for people convicted of crimes?
Vote for all the statements that you agree with.
Listing in Manifesto:
|98.61||In the case of violent criminals (e.g. murderers), it is equally important to protect the society as it is to cure the criminal||0||71||8||72|
|97.22||Cure criminals, diseased members of the society, so that they can eventually reintegrate society.||2||70||8||72|
|96.83||Prisons should be designed to facilitate and prepare for the eventual reinsertion of the criminal into the society.||0||61||7||63|
I am writing this poll in the context of a particular incident of police brutality, in Roseland, Indiana, on September 14th, 2007, i.e. 3 days earlier than the Meyer incident at the U. of Fl. with Senator Kerry.
Below, I am trying to give a honest, impartial account of the Roseland incident, but the more I learn about the wider context, the less clear-cut things appear.
|%||Choice||Blog entries||Votes for||votes||score|
|93.48||The police officer abused his power.||0||43||46||43|
|78.26||Officer Jack Tiller should have his badge removed.||0||36||46||36|
|76.09||This incident must be publicized.||0||35||46||35|