Massive Child Sex Abuse and Crime

Observations Child sex abuse and physical violence is part of the experience of 80-90 percent of women offenders. The sexual abuse history of women offenders is routinely ignored. If we are going to end the crime problem in this country, then we must stop ignoring physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. […]

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Observations Child sex abuse and physical violence is part of the experience of 80-90 percent of women offenders. The sexual abuse history of women offenders is routinely ignored. If we are going to end the crime problem in this country, then we must stop ignoring physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. […]

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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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Violent Crimes Reported to Police Hit Record Lows

Observation In 2016, fewer than half (42%) of violent crimes were reported to police. This is the lowest percentage of violent crimes reported since 1998. It was 51.1 percent in 2010. The data is based on the National Crime Survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice, designed to review […]

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Observation In 2016, fewer than half (42%) of violent crimes were reported to police. This is the lowest percentage of violent crimes reported since 1998. It was 51.1 percent in 2010. The data is based on the National Crime Survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice, designed to review […]

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Brain Injuries, Mental Health, PTSD and Substance Abuse Explain Criminal Behavior

Observations You can explain dysfunctional criminal behavior by looking at the data on traumatic brain injuries, mental health, PTSD and substance abuse. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired. Thirty-five years of public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for […]

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Observations You can explain dysfunctional criminal behavior by looking at the data on traumatic brain injuries, mental health, PTSD and substance abuse. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired. Thirty-five years of public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for […]

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Predicting School Violence, Mass Shooters and Violent Crime

Questions Can we predict school or mass shooters? Can we predict future violence? Can we predict criminals who will re-offend and return to the criminal justice system? 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 […]

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Questions Can we predict school or mass shooters? Can we predict future violence? Can we predict criminals who will re-offend and return to the criminal justice system? 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 […]

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What Happens When We Run Out of Cops?

Police Officers Observations When it comes to crime, violence and citizen perceptions, police recruitment and retention may be one of the most important problems facing the country. 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 […]

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Police Officers Observations When it comes to crime, violence and citizen perceptions, police recruitment and retention may be one of the most important problems facing the country. 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 […]

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Public Opinion on School Shootings and Violence

Police Vehicle Observations For school shootings and violence, by 56 to 41 percent, Americans think we should change laws related to “school security and mental health system” rather than the “laws on the sales of guns and ammunition.” Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed […]

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Police Vehicle Observations For school shootings and violence, by 56 to 41 percent, Americans think we should change laws related to “school security and mental health system” rather than the “laws on the sales of guns and ammunition.” Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed […]

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78 Percent of Americans Worry About Crime-Gallup

Observations 78 percent of Americans worry about crime and violence a great deal or a fair amount, the same as health care, the number one issue-Gallup. 56 percent of Americans believe that crime needs to be reduced-Pew. 68 percent of Americans believe that crime is increasing-Gallup. Two-thirds of gun owners say protection from crime is […]

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Observations 78 percent of Americans worry about crime and violence a great deal or a fair amount, the same as health care, the number one issue-Gallup. 56 percent of Americans believe that crime needs to be reduced-Pew. 68 percent of Americans believe that crime is increasing-Gallup. Two-thirds of gun owners say protection from crime is […]

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Trump, Koch and Offender Recidivism

Prison cells Observations The focus of Trump’s and the Koch Foundation’s new initiative will be individualized treatment programs for offenders rather than the cookie cutter approach that exists now. The collective data indicate that programs for offenders either don’t work, or make things worse, or have very limited results. If we support offender rehabilitation, we […]

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Prison cells Observations The focus of Trump’s and the Koch Foundation’s new initiative will be individualized treatment programs for offenders rather than the cookie cutter approach that exists now. The collective data indicate that programs for offenders either don’t work, or make things worse, or have very limited results. If we support offender rehabilitation, we […]

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Child Abuse, Trauma, Crime and Oprah

US Capitol Observations The overwhelming number of offenders continue their criminal activity and the programs that try to assist them often fail or produce very marginal results, Crime in America. As important as vocational or educational courses or substance abuse or mental health efforts are; they will fail unless trauma is addressed. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, […]

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US Capitol Observations The overwhelming number of offenders continue their criminal activity and the programs that try to assist them often fail or produce very marginal results, Crime in America. As important as vocational or educational courses or substance abuse or mental health efforts are; they will fail unless trauma is addressed. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, […]

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