- Words: 1609
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice
- Paper #: 33953345
In other circumstances, the offender should be directed towards more traditional means of punishment.
Split sentencing has been part of the criminal justice system since the beginning of incarceration programs, and shock probation programs, a form of split sentencing, have been in use for more than 50 years. There is significant debate about the efficacy of these programs, because some so-called shock probation programs are linked to high rates of