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3 Important Reasons Why Prison Facilities are Good For Every Society

In our societies today, we have various facilities that help to make life meaningful and easier for everyone, and one of those important facilities is prison. This is a place where people who commit crimes are kept. It is also used to keep suspects whose cases are still in court under watch by the relevant authorities.

 

This facility, which is often controlled by government agencies, serves a lot of benefits to our society, and in this article we will be looking at some of the benefits.

 

1. It helps to minimize crimes by incapacitating defaulters: One of the primary goals of prison is to create a safe environment free of crime, and one way to do so is to confine those who commit the crimes in one location, limiting their exposure. When a criminal is removed from society, he is placed in a prison to avoid harming other citizens. There he will serve punishment (a prison sentence).

Photo credit: prisoner holding prison Bar.


2. Prisons deter crime in our society. This is done by keeping the culprits away from society and further crimes. For instance, when an armed robber is caught and placed in prison, he can't commit further crimes because his fundamental human right to movement has been denied.

 

3. Prison serves as a rehabilitation avenue: Those in prison can change their mindset and become law-abiding citizens. This is achieved by the educational course, skill acquisition, and the effort of the psychologist.

 

 

There are many more advantages to prison facilities, but we will draw the line here, add more merits.

 

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