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Did You Know...

Did you know that one paperback book at the Kent County Jail gets about 12 reader uses before falling apart?  The GRCC Library and the GRCC Criminal Justice Department are teaming up to collect new (or used) inventory for their library.  24 more words

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When Violence is the Only Way to Survive

Most of what the public knows about prison is that it’s violent because it’s full of violent men. The media help to promote that image, and one of the ways it does so is to give the impression that whatever violence takes place inside prisons, is mindless, simply a natural extension of the violence the prisoners were guilty of in the free world. 818 more words

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Characteristics of Partner Violence

Domestic Violence and abuse can happen to anyone with no regard to size, gender, or even strength.  The abuser can be male or female and often times it is someone the victim knows personally or on an intimate level.  1,097 more words

Criminal Justice

Are you ready for some market

It’s possible that the market, henceforth, will enact most all meaningful social* change. It is certainly making a go of it with the NFL. Money and boycotts are a wonderful thing. 231 more words

On Professional Athletes and Domestic Abuse

Most of you have undoubtedly heard about the scandals surrounding American NFL players Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, but here’s a quick rundown if you haven’t: this past spring, 1,210 more words

Black Woman Researching Racial Bias In Criminal Justice Wins Prestigious ‘Genius Grant’

(AP) — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” 603 more words

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