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Armed convoys for high risk prisoners - Bermuda Sun

Armed convoys for high risk prisoners - Bermuda Sun | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Bermuda SunArmed convoys for high risk prisonersBermuda Sun7: Prisoners are being sped from jail to court under armed guard amid blazing sirens and flashing lights, in the wake of a new wave of gang-related gun crime.
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When a murder confession is a con

When a murder confession is a con | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A confession means an open-and-shut case, right? Not so, if Perth's long string of false confessions — from Darryl Beamish in 1961, to Gene Gibson in 2010 — is anything to go by.
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Unlocked Graduates on the prison wing

Unlocked Graduates on the prison wing | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Unlocked Graduates: We wanted the prison officer role to have a similar status to other challenging public service positions such as teaching."
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Big drop in diversion from the justice system

Big drop in diversion from the justice system | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Rob Allen's report for Transform Justice finds it mystifying that we prosecute increasing numbers of people for minor offences in a time of austerity.
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Busting methamphetamine myths: The truth about ice

Busting methamphetamine myths: The truth about ice | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Is it fair to accept - without question - the statement that 'if you try ice once, you’re hooked'?
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Drugs and the darknet threaten health and security

Drugs and the darknet threaten health and security | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
EMCDDA/EUROPOL report identifies growing use of darknet for drug dealing and calls for international co-operation to prevent continued growth.
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Murder map: Deadliest U.S. cities

Murder map: Deadliest U.S. cities | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
You might be surprised by the murder rates in 61 major cities across the U.S.
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Texas Prisons Ban 10,000 Books. No ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ for Inmates.

Texas Prisons Ban 10,000 Books. No ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ for Inmates. | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Inmates are barred from reading titles from best-selling publications to the obscure because they run afoul of prison guidelines, like having graphic sexual content.
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Results of new drug-drive testing legislation

Results of new drug-drive testing legislation | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Over half roadside saliva tests found that drivers were over the limit, mainly for cannabis, but also for cocaine.
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Analysis | Following marijuana legalization, teen drug use is down in Colorado

Analysis | Following marijuana legalization, teen drug use is down in Colorado | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Fewer teens are getting high in Colorado now that weed's legal there.
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Mental health apps: How to tell the good from the bad

Mental health apps: How to tell the good from the bad | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
There are currently more than 10,000 depression and anxiety-related self-help apps available to download, but less than 1 per cent have been professionally evaluated. So how do you choose the right one for your mental health needs?
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How the excuse of 'pure fantasy' works in online child sex abuse cases

How the excuse of 'pure fantasy' works in online child sex abuse cases | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
There are some online child sex abuse offences in Australia for which a defendant’s claim that they were purely fantasising could excuse criminal liability.
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Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it?

Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it? | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The long read: Since it decriminalised all drugs in 2001, Portugal has seen dramatic drops in overdoses, HIV infection and drug-related crime
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The secret scourge of family violence and murder in Australian Hindu and Sikh communities

The secret scourge of family violence and murder in Australian Hindu and Sikh communities | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Advocates are attributing an alarming increase in domestic violence in Hindu and Sikh communities to myriad factors, including the influence of ancient texts which relegate women to inferior status, a reluctance by clergy to even raise the subject of family violence, and Australia's failure to outlaw dowry abuse.
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The sex abuse royal commission went to some dark places — here's a snapshot

The sex abuse royal commission went to some dark places — here's a snapshot | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
After five years of emotionally exhausting and confronting public hearings, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will hand its report to the Governor-General this Friday. This is just a snapshot of the cases it investigated.
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How Lifelong Learning and a Growth Mindset Can Propel Your Career

How Lifelong Learning and a Growth Mindset Can Propel Your Career | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The pace of change is accelerating, and to succeed in any industry, and to be ready to participate in the next evolution of it, professionals must adopt habits and practices that empower lifelong…
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Universities spend millions on accessing results of publicly funded research

Universities spend millions on accessing results of publicly funded research | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Universities in New Zealand spent close to US$15 million on subscriptions to just four publishers in 2016, data that was only released following a request to the Ombudsman.
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Wellbeing in Prison Design

Wellbeing in Prison Design | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Roland Karthaus says consultation with prisoners & staff is key to design a prison which promotes wellbeing and desistance, rather than actively hindering them.
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The 'drop dead' drug terrorising North America linked to 10 deaths in Melbourne

The 'drop dead' drug terrorising North America linked to 10 deaths in Melbourne | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A string of deaths in Melbourne believed linked to a drug fuelling the worst opioid crisis in US history.
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How Uruguay made legal highs work

How Uruguay made legal highs work | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The South American country’s move to full legalisation of cannabis has so far proved a success, especially for its 17,391 users
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Number of U.S. felons tripled in three decades - Journalist's Resource

Number of U.S. felons tripled in three decades - Journalist's Resource | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.
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Keep the fights in-house: creating a strong executive team | The Mandarin

Keep the fights in-house: creating a strong executive team | The Mandarin | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Diversity of background and experience is one of the key features of a strong executive team. Be careful of groupthink, look for team players and present a united front to politicians, say current and former mandarins.
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Correctional officer fired after allegedly smuggling tobacco into prison

Correctional officer fired after allegedly smuggling tobacco into prison | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
A correctional officer has been charged after an inmate allegedly paid her to smuggle tobacco into a Sydney jail.
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New domestic violence laws to target drunk men who breach restraining orders

New domestic violence laws to target drunk men who breach restraining orders | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
Violent men who breach personal protection injunctions will no longer be able to rely on drunkenness as a defence.
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60% children arrested in London are BAME

60% children arrested in London are BAME | Library@CSNSW | Scoop.it
The number of child arrests continues to fall, but the proportion of BAME children arrested is increasing. Lammy argues that police services should explain this
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