oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Correctional supervision: alternative community-based sentencing options for South Africa
|Article Title||Correctional supervision: alternative community-based sentencing options for South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology/Penology/Police Science, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1991|
|Pages||14 - 18|
|Keyword(s)||C orrectional supervision, Ineffective punishment, International approaches, Judicial officers, Long-term imprisonment, Penologists, Prison sentences, Reintegration in community and Safe environment|
There is a continual increase in crime all over the world and South Africa is no exception in this regard. During 1990 serious crimes reported to the SA Police increased by 8,53% whereas crimes such as murder and robbery under aggravating circumstances increased by 28,59% and 27,34% respectively.
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