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Inmate shift called threat to county safety - U-T San Diego

Inmate shift called threat to county safety - U-T San Diego | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Inmate shift called threat to county safety U-T San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox issued a red flag warning on Wednesday, saying the transfer of state inmates to the county jail and probation system to reduce prison overpopulation threatens a...
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Why Australia's war on bikies will inevitably end in failure

Why Australia's war on bikies will inevitably end in failure | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
How can we judge success in Australia's crackdown on bikie gang? And what lessons can we take away from this type of law enforcement campaign?
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Strange story of losses and gains

Strange story of losses and gains | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
It's the about-face from the NSW Government that has saved face for Member for Bathurst Paul Toole.
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Prison break: Inmates make amends in woodland renewal project

Prison break: Inmates make amends in woodland renewal project | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Inmates from Glen Innes Correctional Centre have been giving back to the community by assisting with the clean-up and maintenance of the Beardy Waters Woodland Reserve.
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Drink limits plan for Australia Day, Melbourne Cup and footy finals

Drink limits plan for Australia Day, Melbourne Cup and footy finals | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The Baird government dropped its plan to limit drinks on Australia Day, Melbourne Cup, footy finals after complaints by the alcohol lobby before the March election. The Australian Hotels Association met with Premier Mike Baird.
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Do encounters with perpetrators help or hinder recovery after traumatic loss?

Do encounters with perpetrators help or hinder recovery after traumatic loss? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Would you meet with the people found responsible for the deaths of your family members or friends?
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Justice goes to prison to weigh Mich. sentencing system - The Detroit News

Justice goes to prison to weigh Mich. sentencing system - The Detroit News | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The new justice wanted to experience the process to assess inmates; a prison official requested judges provide more info
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Preying on Texas Prisoners: When Guards Demand Sex - Texas Tribune

Preying on Texas Prisoners: When Guards Demand Sex - Texas Tribune | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Since 2000, the Texas prison system has referred nearly 400 cases of staff sex crimes against inmates to prosecutors. Prosecutors refused to pursue almost half of those cases. Of 126 prison workers convicted, just nine were sentenced to serve time.
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Prison Revolt - The New Yorker

Prison Revolt - The New Yorker | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Pat Nolan was a staunch law-and-order state assemblyman. Then he went to prison, where he had an epiphany.
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Making Narcan more accessible among NH 'drug czar' recommendations - Nashua Telegraph

Making Narcan more accessible among NH 'drug czar' recommendations - Nashua Telegraph | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
CONCORD (AP) – The state’s new drug czar has come up with 22 recommendations to
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'Prison within prison': a transgender inmate's years-long battle for basic care

'Prison within prison': a transgender inmate's years-long battle for basic care | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Michelle Norsworthy spent six years seeking hormone treatment and survived a gang rape, but her requests for recognition have been rebuffed
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Senators give medical marijuana the green light

Senators give medical marijuana the green light | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Health Department warns move could conflict with Australian law and an international convention.
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Nebraska prison education programs are an investment that aims for decreased returns

Nebraska prison education programs are an investment that aims for decreased returns | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Providing more opportunities for inmates to learn behind bars not only gives them something productive to do while serving their time but can also reduce disciplinary problems.
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Psychopaths versus sociopaths: what is the difference?

Psychopaths versus sociopaths: what is the difference? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Psychopaths and sociopaths have similar characteristics, lacking remorse or empathy for others. And they can both be violent, deceitful and manipulative. But what are the differences between the two?
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Back in business: Kirkconnell jail recommisioned in record time

Back in business: Kirkconnell jail recommisioned in record time | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
With great ceremony Kirkconnell correctional facility was recommissioned on Thursday
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Centre of attention as prison reopens

Centre of attention as prison reopens | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Controversially closed in 2011, Kirkconnell Correctional Facility was recommissioned yesterday amid great ceremony.
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Tasmanian prisoners in need of books to read to their children

Tasmanian prisoners in need of books to read to their children | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Tasmanian prisoners are in need of books to read to their children.
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Stress hormone reduces heroin cravings

Stress hormone reduces heroin cravings | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Every addiction is characterized by a strong desire for a certain addictive substance, be it nicotine, alcohol or other drug. Researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland recently conducted a study on heroin addiction and demonstrated that the stress hormone cortisol can reduce addictive cravings. The findings from the research have been published in the medical journal Translational Psychiatry.
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Sheriffs fear prison reform to play out in county jails - Montgomery Advertiser

Sheriffs fear prison reform to play out in county jails - Montgomery Advertiser | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
New Class D felony classification the sticking point
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The unspoken role of ice in Australia’s domestic violence problem

The unspoken role of ice in Australia’s domestic violence problem | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
WOMEN in violent relationships are turning to the drug ice to cope with or mentally escape the horror of family violence.
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Ron Jackson: Yes, we should release non-violent offenders - Kankakee Daily Journal

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Ron Jackson: Yes, we should release non-violent offenders
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If we counted those under some type of judicial oversight, such as parole or probation, the number of citizens in the system is about 7 million.
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Edward Fitzpatrick: High time to address RI's probation inflation - The Providence Journal

Edward Fitzpatrick: High time to address RI's probation inflation - The Providence Journal | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Rhode Island has the nation’s third-highest probation rate. And in Providence, 1 out of every 11 men is on probation.
Meanwhile, two-thirds of
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Government to Pay for Guard Forced To Move After Riot

Government to Pay for Guard Forced To Move After Riot | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The Victorian government is expected to foot the relocation bill of a prison guard after a violent uprising last month.
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Hostage Negotiation Techniques That Will Get You What You Want

Hostage Negotiation Techniques That Will Get You What You Want | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
How do hostage negotiation techniques get people to change their minds? Learn the six techniques FBI experts developed to influence and persuade anyone.
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Early lockouts, more expensive drinks on the cards as ACT Government looks to crackdown on alcohol-related crime - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Early lockouts, more expensive drinks on the cards as ACT Government looks to crackdown on alcohol-related crime - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
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