The Work of Community Correction Legal Issues
|Keywords||Community Corrections Legal constraints Legislative proposals|
Community Corrections is also known as community treatment or community treatment. It is a new way for the Treatment of Offenders relative to the Treatment to the traditional custodial terms, which is not isolated from the offender and the community and use community resources method for the rehabilitation of offenders, is that all management education in community settings in the way offenders general. Community corrections is more emphasis on respecting for human dignity and reducing the execution cost.It is the world trend of international justice, but also the development trend of China’s penal system. Community Corrections has developed in Western countries is relatively mature, while in China is just at the pilot stage. At present, China’s Community Correction, there are some common problems,such as lack of legal basis, lack of financial security, law enforcement separation of subject and body of work, shortage of Correctional Officers, relatively simple correction method, correction is not ideal, and so the quality and effectiveness of. From the legal point of view and in Guangzhou City, on the Community Corrections for reflection, analysis currently impeding the development of Community Correction legal constraints, and based on the experience from abroad with mature reality of our country, put forward proposals to solve the problem of legal constraints to Figure of Community Corrections to promote the development and improvement.This paper is divided into three parts:The first part, an overview of community corrections. Mainly discussing the nature and origin of community corrections, community corrections concept of the importance of community corrections, China’s official definition of Community Correction, and an overview of community correction. The second part, Guangzhou to carry out the work of Community Correction Law. Community correction introduced in Guangzhou, and analyze the work of community correction Guangzhou existing legal constraints, lack of legal basis, law enforcement separation of subject and body of work, community correction in the number of workers, both professional and correcting the quality requirements do not match lack of procedural safeguards has become an obstacle to the development of Community Correction legal constraints.The third part of the laws of the issues proposed to solve the above recommendations, including clear authority for the administration of justice, the implementation of the main Community Corrections, additional community service sentence, correct the professionalization, improve the work of community correction programs, and the development of a special "Community Correction Law.