People often think of the punishment of criminals and they think of some form of incarceration such as jail or prison. Correctional punishment can be carried out in various ways. While incarceration is the first form of punishment that comes to mind, there are alternatives to incarceration. For this discussion, you will explore incarceration alternatives and answer the following questions: How do you believe alternatives to incarceration serve as punishment? What do you believe to be the most successful alternative to incarceration? Why is it successful?