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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice is the system of practices and institutions of governments directed at upholding social control, deterring and mitigating crime, or sanctioning those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts.  79 more words

Criminal Justice

Crimes on the Rails (part 1)

An interesting case came out of Quebec earlier this year regarding a railway disaster.

On 6 July 2013 a train loaded with crude oil rolled out of control into the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic.  176 more words

"YOU": A Poem by Tony (SUDT Program Participant at Sierra Conservation Center)

We’d like to share a wonderful poem written by Tony, a participant in our Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUDT) program and inmate at the Sierra Conservation Center (SCC). 185 more words

Uplifting The Human Spirit

Oregon failed to protect public from killer found 'guilty except for insanity'

For reasons that have much to do with the limits of Oregon law, the Psychiatric Security Review Board decided to release Charles Longjaw, regardless of the danger he posed to others. 30 more words

The Oregonian

Psychiatric board: Charles Longjaw decisions based on known facts, law at the time

The five members of the Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board declined interview requests from the Malheur Enterprise and ProPublica. The members instead responded as a board to written questions about their practices and the case of Charles Longjaw. 40 more words

The Oregonian

41 to graduate from Police Academy

Students in this year’s Police Academy will celebrate graduation at 6 p.m. Thursday in Fountain Street Church. Everyone is invited to attend!

Two of the 41 students were sponsored by Kent County, and almost half of the recruits already have job offers. 33 more words

What Care for the Criminally Insane Can Teach Us About Mental Health Treatment

Those judged to be criminally insane often receive better mental health treatment than practically anybody else — including people who have never committed a crime. 53 more words

Health Authority