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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
Feds dismantle powerful cocaine, heroin rings in Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Forty people have been charged this week in six indictments after a two-year narcotics investigation by an FBI task force focused on East End dealers supplied from California through a middle man in C
Holder attends 'graduation' at sentencing program
FRESNO BEE
Saturday, October 25, 2014
LOS ANGELES — Six men and women who faced federal prison time for felonies walked free from court Friday with graduation certificates and the personal praise of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Hold
Businesses need to get over 'fear factor' of hiring ex-cons, says Dave's Killer Bread CEO
OREGON LIVE
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Dave's Killer Bread makes tens of thousands of loaves a day. But it's not just bread that the company molds. Three in 10 of the company's employees ran up criminal rap sheets before getting good jobs
A Plan to Cut Costs and Crime: End Hurdle to Job After Prison
NEW YORK TIMES
Saturday, October 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — James White had steeled himself for the moment. But when he got to the question on the job application — Have you ever been convicted of a crime? — he shifted nervously in his seat.
South Bend councilwoman wants to make it easier for ex-cons to get jobs
WSBT
Friday, October 24, 2014
A South Bend Common Council member wants to make it easier for people with criminal records to find jobs. Valerie Schey is proposing tax incentives for companies that "Ban the Box."
U.S. misinformed Congress, public on immigrant release
KENS5.COM
Friday, October 24, 2014
New records contradict the Obama administration's assurances to Congress and the public that the 2,200 people it freed from immigration jails last year to save money had only minor criminal records.
What will happen to the Drug Clemency Program when Holder leaves?
WESTSIDE GAZETTE
Thursday, October 23, 2014
“Under criteria announced in April 2014, Deputy Attorney General James Cole, the Justice Department will consider for early release inmates who have served at least 10 years in prison, are low-l
OBAMA ADMINISTRATION CAUGHT LYING ABOUT RELEASE OF CRIMINAL ILLEGAL ALIENS
HUMAN EVENTS
Thursday, October 23, 2014
In this case, it’s about illegal immigrants, a subject upon which it is extremely difficult to find a single instance of the Administration telling the truth. Citizenship is being stolen from you, my
Forfeited funds will be used for NYPD technology
SFGATE
Thursday, October 23, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of New York Police Department patrol officers will soon be armed with tablet computers that can give them instantaneous crime-fighting data, part of a $160 million program pa
FBI Has Criminal Records on Roughly 1 of 3 Americans, Causing Headaches for Those Never Charged
TICKLE THE WIRE
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The FBI has criminal records on more than 77.7 million Americans, and the bureau is adding between 10,000 and 12,000 new people a day.
Rollin 60s Busts: See 25 Aurora Indictees Allegedly Tied to Notorious L.A. Street Gang
WESTWORLD
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Yesterday morning, members of the Aurora Police Department and law-enforcement agencies throughout the metro area busted two dozen men and women as part of what's described as a two-year investigation
Detroit NAACP Seeks Voters in Jail With Regisration Drive
BLOOMBERG
Thursday, October 23, 2014
An increasing number of U.S. citizens have lost their right to vote because of criminal records. Between 1996 and 2010, the number barred from voting rose to almost 5.9 million from 3.3 million, accor

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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

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