Describe the pros and cons of shock incarceration.

 
Boot Camps
The use of boot camps (shock incarceration) is more frequently administered as a court sanction for adults. However, a few states allow 15 and 16 year olds to be sentenced to a juvenile boot camp.
View the below video. (The video was made in 1988.) 

What does the research say about the effectiveness of such programs? (Cite your source(s).)

Describe the pros and cons of shock incarceration.
How do you feel about this sanction?
Are 15-16 year old juveniles too young for such a punishment? Why or Why not?

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