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Relating to the punishment of criminals in a way intended to rectify their behavior.‘a correctional institution’
correctional, punitive, penal, disciplinary, disciplinarian, castigatory, reformatoryView synonyms
- ‘The program teaches gardening to young inmates in juvenile correctional facilities.’
- ‘In prison, correctional staff members do not normally negotiate with inmates to get them to cooperate.’
- ‘Costs are even higher in states with higher wages for correctional staff and medical personnel.’
- ‘That weakens the most effective protection against abuse in the prison and correctional system, which is the ability to seek damages.’
- ‘It runs 56 correctional institutions and detention centres, including four Australian gaols.’
- ‘The vehicle bringing Luke and three other prisoners to a correctional Southern prison is reflected in the mirror-lens sunglasses of one of the guards.’
- ‘His résumé is a testament to his dedication to psychology in correctional institutions.’
- ‘After 21 years in the correctional system, he was released into the community.’
- ‘The prison's chief correctional supervisor and its warden had written separate memos within four days of the murder.’
- ‘Now aged 21, the man served six years and five months in correctional institutions.’
- ‘Control participants received no intervention in prison other than usual correctional programming.’
- ‘She greets fellow correctional officers and inmates alike as she walks in and out of classes, workshops and prison pods.’
- ‘He also worked as a counselor at a juvenile correctional detention centre.’
- ‘Often there were interruptions from correctional officers and other jail staff.’
- ‘The duty of care owed by correctional officers to take steps to protect the inmates is a reasonable one.’
- ‘One of my friends is a correctional officer in a state prison.’
- ‘If this technology can be applied to regular companies, it could easily be applied to our correctional institutions.’
- ‘Hundreds of interviews were conducted with inmates as well as correctional services staff.’
- ‘Disease cases and death rates among inmates in prisons and other correctional institutions are often ten times higher than in the general population.’
- ‘His false accuser landed 23 months in a correctional institution.’
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