A significant number of inmates at all levels of corrections is made up of the mentally handicapped. What is the impact of the mentally handicapped on the operations of a corrections facility, how many are there, what are their crimes? What is being done to properly treat the mentally handicapped? What legal requirements are in place to ensure proper treatment of the mentally handicapped? What is a proper disposition for a mentally handicapped offender? As one of your references use â€œThe mentally ill offender treatment and crime reduction act of 2004″.
Write a 2 page APA style paper. In your paper include a title sheet and 2-3 references. Only one reference may be found on the internet. The other references must be found in the online library. Only the body of the paper will count toward the word requirement and the references must be cited in the body of your essay.