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Charlotte Police Fight Increase in Shoplifting Recidivism

According to Charlotte, North Carolina police, there is a new “profession” in the city … shoplifting. And it’s “workers” seem to have a lot of experience. The police warn that home improvement stores, Walmart stores, and grocery stores are being targeted by people making a living from shoplifting. “People don’t care,” Detective Anthony Finocchio said …

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Alarming Recidivism Rates Cannot Be Ignored by Employers

Reintegration into society for individuals with a prior criminal record should be fair and balanced for all parties involved. Ignoring workplace safety and limiting an employer’s use of background checks should not be the focus of reintegration efforts. Securing a steady job is a key component of reintegration. Programs to help with drug and alcohol …

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Recidivism Rates Should Not Be Ignored when Considering Reentry Programs

Our country is better served with a path of reintegration into society for those individuals with a prior criminal record. How we accomplish re-integration should be fair and balanced for all parties involved. Ignoring consumer safety and limiting an employer’s use of background checks should not be the focus of re-integration efforts. Focusing on programs …

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