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Study: Most young violent offenders in two NYC neighborhoods have seen someone killed

COLUMBUS, Ohio More than three-quarters of young violent offenders interviewed in two poverty-stricken New York City neighborhoods had seen someone die in a violent incident, a new study reveals. About half of them (51 percent) had been shot themselves and 78 percent said they had a close frie...

Sex offenders register provides limited protection for children

Researchers say that while police are using their resources to combat Internet sex offences - which are much easier to secure convictions for - the majority of men alleged to have directly sexually abused a child are still avoiding prosecution. Currently only one in 10 men alleged to have committe...

Nursing Home for Sex Offenders Becomes Law, a First in America

The Most Concrete Legislation in America to Protect Long-Term Care Residents in Over 30 Years OKLAHOMA CITY, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sex Offenders Long-Term Care Facility Bill, the first of its kind in the nation and the most concrete legislation to protect vulnerab...

Female sex offenders often have mental problems

Women who commit sexual offences are just as likely to have mental problems or drug addictions as other violent female criminals. This according to the largest study ever conducted of women convicted of sexual offences in Sweden. Between 1988 and 2000, 93 women and 8,500 men were convicted of ...

'Mommy Didn't Know': Female Sexual Offenders in the U.S.

New Book Offers In-Depth Understanding of Female Sexual Abuse of Minors EL CERRITO, Calif., May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- When the term "sexual perpetrator" is tossed out there for consideration, a pretty typical picture comes to mind for many people. Most likely, this picture does not involve a femal...

Most Internet Sex Offenders Target Teens, Not Kids

Surveys say most vulnerable youths have history of abuse, family problems FRIDAY, Feb. 22 (HealthDay News) -- The stereotype of the middle-aged male sex offender posing online as a young person to trick adolescents into clandestine meetings where they can be abducted and raped is inacc...

'Corrective' sex education may make sexual offenders more dangerous

While it is commonly thought that men with low IQs sexually offend because of a lack of knowledge or sexual deviance, new research has found the men may sexually offend because of their exposure to corrective sex education previously taken. A team of North American researchers compared two sam...

Addiction scientists call for end to executions for drug offenders

The death penalty for those convicted of drug trafficking and other drug-related offences should be abolished as it is both ineffective as a policy measure and a violation of human rights. So write a group of prominent addiction scientists who believe that the international addiction community ...

MADD Delivers Nearly 7,000 Petitions to Governor Paterson Urging Ignition Interlocks For All Convicted DWI Offenders

ALBANY, N.Y., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) New York delivered nearly 7,000 petitions to Governor Paterson's office today showing support for MADD's Campaign to Eliminate to Drunk Driving. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030421/MADDLOGO...

Younger and Violent Sex Offenders on the Rise

An Associated Press review of national statistics found that the courts are seeing a number of sex offence cases involving the young. There is a dramatic rise in cases by these Juvenile offenders. Some psychologists blame the increase in numbers 40 percent over two decades on a society satu...

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Offenders in Biological News

Red wine vs. white? It makes no difference when it comes to breast-cancer risk

... SEATTLE The largest study of its kind to evaluate the effect of red versus white wine on breast-cancer risk concludes that both are equal offenders when it comes to increasing breast-cancer risk. The results of the study, led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, were published...

Prison study to investigate link between diet and behavior

...sage. In the study, volunteers from three young offenders institutions housing male prisoners aged 16 to 21 ... carried out at the then maximum security HM Young offenders Institution Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, funded by ... Service. It will be carried out at three HM Young offenders Institutions Hindley, Greater Manchester; Lancast...

BIO-key(R) Announces Contracts for New Criminal Justice Data Sharing Solution

...change software to deliver information from the agency's case management system to investigators, including the tracking requirements for released sex offenders under Megan's Law. Existing BIO-key customer agencies, such as the Oklahoma County (OK) Sheriff's Office are also upgrading their systems with the pu...
Offenders in Biological Technology

Florida schools employ Johnson Controls technology to stop sex predators

...w has also spawned a federal counterpart, delineated in H.R. 1505 of the 109th Congress . The proposed law would, among other provisions, require sex offenders who were convicted more than twice of failing to properly register as a sex offender to wear global positioning system devices on their ankles for fiv...
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