2) Violent behavior between inmates and staff
One method of reducing problems with interaction between inmates andstaff is the direct supervision concept. This method of imprisonmentremoves many of the traditional barriers that are associated withconfinement. By promoting interpersonal relationships between inmates andprison staff, it has been shown to directly reduce violent incidents, as well aspromoting a more general feeling of wellbeing.
3) Strategies for responding to violent behavior
Some prison strategies that have been developed for dealing with violencehave included seclusion and segregation. The idea of separating inmateswho could potentially cause problems is a method of direct action that canbe extremely effective. The drawback is the considerable amount of manpower and time that such methods incur. As previously mentioned,direct supervision facilities have also proven to reduce violent behavior.Finally, many prison officials work to improve the internal conditions for theinmates by providing educational programs, fitness facilities, and more.
4) How violent behavior affects incarceration length
Violent behavior is shown to be an extremely effective motivator.Unfortunately, the length of the sentence has been shown through numerous