2 - What are the differences?

Definitions of jail and prison ministry . . .



  • Place for the detention of persons awaiting trial or legal judgment
  • A secure place for keeping people found guilty of minor crimes sentenced for a year or less
  • Juvenile Detention is a secure residential facility for young people, often termed juvenile delinquents, awaiting court hearings and/or placement in long-term care facilities and programs. http://www.djj.state.fl.us/Residential/Facilities/allfacilities.html



  • An institution usually under state control for confinement of persons serving sentences of a year or more for serious crimes



  • The act of serving God and serving others


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