Prisons and jails are both classified as correctional facilities, however their missions and day-to-day operations can vary significantly. The types of offenders being held and the reasons they are incarcerated are notably different between a state or federal prison and a county jail.
In your initial response, compare and contrast the role of a correctional administrator at a prison vs. a jail. As part of your discussion, be sure to highlight the missions of both and how those missions impact the way day-to-day operations are managed by a correctional administrator.
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