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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
What will happen to the Drug Clemency Program when Holder leaves?
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
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
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
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
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
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
New mayor, same old story: New York still marijuana arrest capital
Thursday, October 23, 2014
New York City has long been called the “marijuana arrest capital of the world.” Under the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio, the nation’s largest city has maintained that reputation, continuing i
Finding Hope After Prison -- An East Bay writer and social justice advocates document the struggles and accomplishments of formerly incarcerated people.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Yema Lee grew up surrounded by crime in West Oakland. Members of her family started selling cocaine and heroin when she was eleven years old. At twelve, she committed her first burglary. Lee, now 41,
United States: Louisiana Employers Are Restricted In Their Ability To Consider Certain Criminal Records For Employment Purposes
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Effective August 1, 2014, Louisiana became another state to regulate employer use of criminal record information for employment purposes.

Under the new law, expunged records of arrests
Pr. George’s bill would bar questions about criminal convictions on job applications Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email More Options Resize Text Print Article Comments 2
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Prince George’s County Council is considering a bill that would restrict employers from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal record early in the hiring process, making it easier for ex-offender
California Background Checks: A Q & A with Lester Rosen
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Criminal records and credit checks have been the buzz in background check compliance for quite some time, both here in California and across the nation, and they took center stage in 2012 when the EEO
Site Offers Middletown Landlords New Tenant Screening Options
Tuesday, October 21, 2014® President, James Boeddeker, added, "Our national criminal database searches over 1,100 criminal repositories, making it harder for someone to hide criminal history. In fact, in a recent

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parole risk scale Parole Risk Scale
View instant online estimates of an offender's probability of conditional release.

View Prison Rape Allegations, By State (2003)

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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