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Connecting with Prisoners and Their World - Harvard Magazine

Connecting with Prisoners and Their World Harvard Magazine Seeking to bridge this gap, Western and others are bringing Harvard students and scholars face to face with inmates and into the disadvantaged neighborhoods that feed their residents into...
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More jail contraband found

More jail contraband found | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
An operation at Goulburn Correctional Centre has led to six arrests and a 52-vehicle search.
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Evil killer stashed niece’s body

Evil killer stashed niece’s body | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
AS he agonised over his next move, former IT worker Derek Barrett hid the body of his bloodied and naked niece inside a southwestern Sydney unit for at least two days.
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Opinion | Let Prisoners Learn While They Serve

Opinion | Let Prisoners Learn While They Serve | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Inmates who participate in prison education programs are far more likely to stay out of prison once they leave.
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Drug-testing welfare recipients won't stop addiction, psychiatrists warn

Drug-testing welfare recipients won't stop addiction, psychiatrists warn | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Australia’s peak body for psychiatrists says Coalition’s plan ‘very simplistic’ and at odds with 50 years of evidence
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The journey from death row

The journey from death row | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Regular waves of executions form part of Indonesian President Joko Widodo's hard line on drugs. Australians best remember those of Bali Nine leaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, shot by firing squad despite all efforts to save them. Why do anti-death penalty activists now see a ray of hope?
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Gun holster automatically triggers police cameras

Gun holster automatically triggers police cameras | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A new gun holster from the manufacturers of Taser automatically triggers police cameras when it is drawn.
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Jail policy creating a criminal class

Jail policy creating a criminal class | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
THERE are two political parties in Tasmania that genuinely care about reducing crime and creating a safer community. There is another political party pursuing polices that will ensure crime rates increase.
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Don't blame addicts for America's opioid crisis. Here are the real culprits | Chris McGreal

Don't blame addicts for America's opioid crisis. Here are the real culprits | Chris McGreal | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
America’s opioid crisis was caused by rapacious pharma companies, politicians who colluded with them and regulators who approved one opioid pill after another
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Priests who hide confessions of child sexual abuse should face criminal charges: report

Priests who hide confessions of child sexual abuse should face criminal charges: report | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The royal commission makes 85 recommendations for sweeping changes to the criminal justice system, to better protect children from sexual predators and help survivors of abuse.
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The bad buildings scream – lessons from Don Dale and other failed institutions

The bad buildings scream – lessons from Don Dale and other failed institutions | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Architecture can affect behaviour and the choices we make. The brief is out for a centre to replace the Don Dale facility, but word is, it's 'a disgrace'. We can do much better.
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Farmer Review: Prisoner's family relationships "golden thread”

Farmer Review: Prisoner's family relationships "golden thread” | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The Farmer Review is a rigorous examination of the importance of prisoners' relationships with their families with a set of very challenging recommendations.
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Imran's story: My full circle

Imran's story: My full circle | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
In this episode of turnaround, Imran Shabbir talks about how he turned his life around after prison sentences, not once but twice.
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Our prison system’s broken. We must do better

Our prison system’s broken. We must do better | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
CRIMINAL justice is costing us a motza but we dont feel safer.
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Vast majority are doing the right thing

Vast majority are doing the right thing | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Last Saturday our local police ran Operation JAX at the Goulburn Correctional Centre.
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‘Get a hitman and blow him away’

‘Get a hitman and blow him away’ | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
ALMOST 25 years ago, Andrew Garforth abducted nine-year-old Ebony Simpson as she walked home from school, sexually assaulted her, packed her pink schoolbag with rocks and then threw her into a freezing cold dam to drown.
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Modern Slavery prevalent across the UK

Modern Slavery prevalent across the UK | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
New campaign by the National Crime Agency recognises that modern slavery happens in every city in the UK.
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'Break the cycle': Brother of Bali terrorists now fighting radicalisation

'Break the cycle': Brother of Bali terrorists now fighting radicalisation | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Ali Fauzi was once a chief bomb maker for the terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah, but now the brother of the Bali bombers is so reformed he's committed to deradicalising terrorists.
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Child arrests keep falling

Child arrests keep falling | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The Howard League's six year campaign to cut the number of children arrested has been an outstanding success.
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Royal commission provides a vital blueprint for justice for sex abuse victims – now it's time to act

Royal commission provides a vital blueprint for justice for sex abuse victims – now it's time to act | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Reporting child sexual abuse to police, and any subsequent investigation or trial, is a time of profound instability for victims and their families.
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New Zealand government plans army bootcamps for worst young offenders

New Zealand government plans army bootcamps for worst young offenders | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
With six weeks to go before the general election, the ruling National party floats idea for year-long military training
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How artificial intelligence could put an end to prisons as we know them

How artificial intelligence could put an end to prisons as we know them | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Under one proposal to shake up the justice system, offenders could be fitted with a device capable of delivering an incapacitating shock if an algorithm detects they're about to commit a crime.
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Pushing on with prison reform

Pushing on with prison reform | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Rachel O'Brien says the New Futures Network will drive prison reform on the ground and argues that reform is the only way to return safety and positive regimes.
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How to solve 1000s of crimes with a stroke of a pen

How to solve 1000s of crimes with a stroke of a pen | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Not only does this mean we are not solving our own crimes, but we are failing in our national responsibility.
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A prison officer has admitted to having a ‘relationship’ with inmate.

A prison officer has admitted to having a ‘relationship’ with inmate. | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
AN INFATUATED prison officer who phoned her love interest — locked up at the youth offenders’ institute where she worked — more than 100 times in less than a month has been jailed.
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10 things from the last ever NOMS digest

10 things from the last ever NOMS digest | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The digest is a compendium of fascinating facts on prison & probation life: temporary release, accredited programmes and the 51 babies in prison last year.
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