• Peter Ruzsonyi Faculty of Law Enforcement, National University of Public Service, Budapest
Keywords: prison-crisis, criminal-pedagogy, reintegration, organizing principle


The criminal justice process includes: finding out information about the committing criminal offense; investigation; arrest of the suspect; imposition of a sentence; in many cases the enforcement of imprisonment and finally the reintegration of the ex-prisoner. The citizens' sense of security depends on the completeness of this process. Nonetheless, during the analysis of the „contemporary security challenges” the law enforcement profession deals undeservedly little with imprisonment and the reintegration of detainees. This is a huge mistake, because prison systems are in a global crisis and their effectiveness is highly questionable. During the lecture, I describe and analyse the typical causes of the crisis, then I propose measures to improve the situation: the development of physical conditions is also important, but the pedagogical training of the staff and the organization and conduct of the daily life of prisoners – according to unified penological principles (criminal-pedagogy) – must be the focus of the activity.


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