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
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.
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...
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
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...