Success in the Media

Repeat Felons Dominate the Criminal Justice System—Most Convicted Felons do not Serve Time in Prison—Part One

Crime Statistics from Crime in America.Net In the nation’s 75 largest counties, an estimated 58,100 defendants were charged with a felony offense in one month–May of 2006. About two-thirds of these felony defendants were charged with a drug or property offense, while 23% had charges for violent offenses, such as murder, rape, robbery, or aggravated […]

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Mentally Ill Offenders Return to Prison Faster: Crime Statistics

Cloyes, Wong, Latimer, and Abarca conducted a study of recidivism among offenders with serious mental illness (SMI). Their study was designed to identify SMI offenders and to calculate the time from prison release to reincarceration (arrest or incarceration) for SMI offenders as compared to non-SMI offenders. This study included 9,245 prisoners released from Utah state […]

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Sex Offenders:74 percent of contacted minors met internet sex offenders

Gentlereaders: There is widespread speculation regarding child sex predators on the internet. Some of the accounts seem to be purely sensational and exploitative. The Library of Congress just released (October, 2009) a bibliography and summation of the research. While not speaking for the Library of Congress, please note that methodologically correct (well done) research can […]

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Criminal Offenders on the Internet and Social Media Sites

DC Public Safety–230,000 Requests a Month November 10th, 2009 · No Comments    Standard Podcast [30:25m]: Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download Radio show (podcast) available at: http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/audio/2009/11/offenders-on-the-internet-and-social-media-sites-dc-public-safety-230000-reque/ Welcome to DC Public Safety–radio and television shows on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system. See http://media.csosa.gov for our television shows, blog and […]

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