The introduction of sentencing philosophies such as life without parole and three-strikes laws has resulted in an increasing population of elderly inmates within correctional incarceration facilities.

1. The introduction of sentencing philosophies such as life without parole and three-strikes laws has resulted in an increasing population of elderly inmates within correctional incarceration facilities. This special population of inmates introduces new challenges that correctional administrators must address.

Compose an essay of 500  words that discusses some of the unique needs and challenges for correctional agencies associated with an increasing elderly inmate population. Identify at least two specific issues that correctional administrators are facing as this segment of the inmate population continues to expand.

Directly quoted material may be used, but will not count towards the minimum word count. Be sure to support your response with cited scholarly resources as required by APA. A minimum of three (3) resources in addition to the course textbook must be used when composing your response.

2. Security Threat Groups (STGs) are a constant concern for correctional administrators. Similar to gang populations in the free world, types STGs and their memberships continue to increase, creating an ongoing issue for correctional agencies.

Compose an essay of 500  words that discusses the threats that STGs pose to correctional agencies. As part of your response, discuss measures that correctional agencies can take to control the influence of STGs within an incarceration facility.

Directly quoted material may be used, but will not count towards the minimum word count. Be sure to support your response with cited scholarly resources as required by APA. A minimum of three (3) resources in addition to the course textbook must be used when composing your response