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Suicide and Suicide Methods in Prison
A look into some innovative techniques of desperate offenders
Risk Assessment | Use of Risk Assessment Tools in Prison | PLC-R, HCR-20, LSI-R, SAVRY, SONAR
Risk assessment is the process whereby offenders are assessed on several key variables empirically known to increase the likelihood of committing an offense.
Hernando Correctional Institution Florida
Prison stories, personal experiences, and gang reports from past offenders, staff, and friends & family members at Hernando Institution in Florida
Narcissistic Personality Inventory (NPI)
According to the DSM-IV, narcissistic personality disorder is defined as a "pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behaviour), need for admiration and lack of empathy, beginning in early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts."
The Prison Industry: is Inmate Labor a Luxury, Right, or Disgrace?
The first introduction of prison industrial relations in the United States was probably in 1634, when a privately-financed military fort established on Castle Island in Boston Harbor was used to house criminals too difficult to manage in other, less secure, facilities in the area.
Bowden Institution Alberta | Prison Stories
Prison stories, personal experiences, and gang reports from past offenders, staff, and friends & family members at Bowden Institution in Alberta
Psychopathic Personality Traits Scale (23-item)
The 23-item Psychopathic Personality Traits Scale is a self-report scale that measures various elements of psychopathic (or sociopathic) personality
Judge to review police records on Molly’s Pub incident
BUFFALO NEWS
Monday, October 20, 2014
A judge today signed a subpoena for Buffalo Police Department records on an investigation by its Internal Affairs Unit into the conduct of two officers who were off duty and working security at Molly’
Could the FBI See Your Selfies? Court case may enable FBI to request more photos even from people without criminal records
USA NEWS
Monday, October 20, 2014
The FBI is preparing to launch a facial recognition database this summer that includes photos of people without criminal records- and a court case in New York may expand the ability of the government
Local jails refusing to hold illegal immigrant offenders, forcing feds to track them down
FOX NEWS
Monday, October 20, 2014
Local police agencies across the country are frustrating efforts at the federal level to detain and deport criminal illegal immigrants, leaving immigration officials scrambling to track them down.

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Rethinking solitary confinement
WASHINGTON POST
Monday, October 20, 2014
EVERY DAY, state and federal prison authorities subject tens of thousands of inmates to solitary confinement, a psychological and physical hell resulting from near-total isolation in often tiny and wi
Report: Mississippi Incarcerates More People Per Capita Than Russia and China . . . Combined
BUZZFLASH
Monday, October 20, 2014
There is a rather shocking statistic out of the International Centre for Prison Studies this week: Mississippi locks up more people per capita than China and Russia combined. It turns out the “Hospita
Mississippi ranks near top for inmate deaths
CLARION LEDGER
Monday, October 20, 2014
Daniel Cottrell committed suicide on Oct. 14, 2011, in his cell at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Meridian just six years into his 20-year prison sentence for racketeering.

Gov. McGreevey, parole, police and corrections officials converge to combat inmate recidivism

NJ.COM
Monday, October 20, 2014
Micheal DeLeon is one of the lucky ones.

'The founder of Steered Straight, a Vineland-based non-profit which aims to direct children toward positive choices that keep them away from dru
In Search For Free Marriage Records Online
ARTICLE PROMOTION
Sunday, October 19, 2014
For those who are looking to update their ancestral records or want to check their family background, public vital records serve as one of the important documents, which can be useful to your search.
Lawyer's Book Says Conn. Should Slash Prison Population Lawyer says reforms should emphasize support programs over incarceration
CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW
Saturday, October 18, 2014
But the author of a new book calling for a mass overhaul of Connecticut's criminal justice system says that Connecticut should adopt some of the best practices that have helped Texas reduce its prison
We publish already public crime reports to serve the OU community
U-WIRE
Thursday, October 16, 2014
For the first time in years, The Daily is publishing regular crime reports to better inform our readers about on-campus happenings. At the beginning of the year we adopted four key pillars as our edit
What Happens When A City Decides to Offer Addicts Services, Not Prison Sentences?
THE NATION
Thursday, October 16, 2014
For decades, the United States has tried to punish and shame people out of drug addiction with courts, jails and criminal records. It has been massively unsuccessful, as the nationwide rise in opiate
Social media posts 'fair game' when conducting background checks
FEDERAL COMPUTER WEEK
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Legal and federal contracting experts say that publicly available posts are fair game when agencies are conducting background checks on prospective employees or monitoring current employees for inside

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A Snapshot of Prison Gangs in Canada
A snapshot of Canada's current prison gangs, their geographical location and demographical characteristics

False Imprisonment in the Adversarial-Inquisitorial System Debate
A discussion on how particular legal systems may contribute to rates of false imprisonment

A Primer on Suicide Methods in Prison
From strangulation to head-bashing, suicides can be harrowing, if not sometimes creative...

Snapshot: Where are the Serial Killers Staying?
Ever wondered where lifers like David Berkowitz or the Green River Killer are staying?

The Psychology of Supermax
The controversy over the effects on mind, body and soul

Prison Gangs: La Nuestra Familia featured profile on one of America's most notorious prison gangs

Lawsuit Abuse Statistics - not related to prison issues, but a popular topic

 

     
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