Should We Release Older Inmates? Aging Offenders and Recidivism

Observations Is it time to consider the release of older inmates considered to be an acceptable risk to public safety? A near 40 percent rearrest rate for those 60 and above (for the most serious category) is astounding and proves that age unto itself is not an indicator as to a “safe” release. Author Leonard […]

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Observations Is it time to consider the release of older inmates considered to be an acceptable risk to public safety? A near 40 percent rearrest rate for those 60 and above (for the most serious category) is astounding and proves that age unto itself is not an indicator as to a “safe” release. Author Leonard […]

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Does #Metoo Apply To All Violent Victimizations?

Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Does #Metoo Apply To All Violent Victimizations?

Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Released Prisoners Commit Two Million Crimes-Five Arrests Per Offender

Observations Offender recidivism is extremely high. It doesn’t matter if you are pro or anti sentencing reform or any manner of lessening the impact of incarceration, the number of arrests after release from prison is astounding. We debate the efficacy and morality of prison sentences, but considering that only 42 percent of felony convictions result […]

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Observations Offender recidivism is extremely high. It doesn’t matter if you are pro or anti sentencing reform or any manner of lessening the impact of incarceration, the number of arrests after release from prison is astounding. We debate the efficacy and morality of prison sentences, but considering that only 42 percent of felony convictions result […]

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Facebook Bans Violence, Crime and Criminal Behavior-Is That Possible?

Observations Facebook is banning violence, crime and criminal behaviors from its platform (see guidelines below). Social media is now a super-highway for mass murderers and their grievances. It’s also used for day-to-day criminal activity. Can offenders communicate criminal intentions without being obvious? Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning […]

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Observations Facebook is banning violence, crime and criminal behaviors from its platform (see guidelines below). Social media is now a super-highway for mass murderers and their grievances. It’s also used for day-to-day criminal activity. Can offenders communicate criminal intentions without being obvious? Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning […]

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Mouthy Offenders And Violence

  Prison Cells Observations Per data, offenders can be verbal, intoxicated people who overreact to perceived provocations that result in criminal violence. We see crime and violence as a statistic.  Offenders see a reality where aggressive and chaotic behaviors are often in their best interest. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for […]

  Prison Cells Observations Per data, offenders can be verbal, intoxicated people who overreact to perceived provocations that result in criminal violence. We see crime and violence as a statistic.  Offenders see a reality where aggressive and chaotic behaviors are often in their best interest. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for […]

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GPS and Social Media Surveillance-Best Hope for Corrections?

Observations Electronic monitoring data on reductions of technical violations and returns to prison indicate the possibility of a more effective and humane way to supervise high-risk offenders. But the only effective way for that to happen is to staff a real-time, 24-365 operation where there are experts to evaluate the data points and to come […]

Observations Electronic monitoring data on reductions of technical violations and returns to prison indicate the possibility of a more effective and humane way to supervise high-risk offenders. But the only effective way for that to happen is to staff a real-time, 24-365 operation where there are experts to evaluate the data points and to come […]

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Race and Violent Crime

Police Van Observation Half (51 percent) of violent victimizations from 2012 to 2015 were intraracial. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former Director of Information […]

Police Van Observation Half (51 percent) of violent victimizations from 2012 to 2015 were intraracial. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former Director of Information […]

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Are Offender Rehabilitation Programs Dead? New DOJ Report

Observations Has “nothing works” been replaced by “nothing works well?” With new data from the Department of Justice regarding a signature program, it seems that rehabilitation or reentry programs for offenders are on life support. Are we misleading the American public about the impact of rehabilitation programs? Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of […]

Observations Has “nothing works” been replaced by “nothing works well?” With new data from the Department of Justice regarding a signature program, it seems that rehabilitation or reentry programs for offenders are on life support. Are we misleading the American public about the impact of rehabilitation programs? Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of […]

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Virginia’s Record Low Recidivism-Nobel Worthy or Shell Game?

Subtitles Virginia claims to have the lowest rate of returns to prison in the country. Virginia maintains a re-incarceration rate of 23.4 percent after three years. This is after two major studies over the course of six years from the US Department of Justice that claimed a 50 percent return to prison. Author By Leonard […]

Subtitles Virginia claims to have the lowest rate of returns to prison in the country. Virginia maintains a re-incarceration rate of 23.4 percent after three years. This is after two major studies over the course of six years from the US Department of Justice that claimed a 50 percent return to prison. Author By Leonard […]