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Recidivist Man Accused of Murdering Parents has Violent Criminal History

A man who stabbed and killed his parents and left another person critically injured in Rochester, New York last week, had a lengthy criminal history.  Court documents have now shown that his previous crimes spanned over ten years, including criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, multiple charges of assault, harassment, resisting arrest, theft of …

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Utah Suspect Involved in Officer Shooting Had Extensive Criminal History

Layton, Utah police released information about the man who is accused of shooting at officers on a major highway, closing down the interstate. According to court documents, the suspect is a frequent drug user who is known to carry and utilize dangerous weapons. Upon further investigation into his background, it was discovered that he had …

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Recidivism Tragedy: Man with Extensive Criminal History Tied to Miami Detective Death

Miami-Dade Detective Cesar Echaverry (29) was recently shot killed in the line of duty while serving and protecting his community. He was attempting to stop a robbery suspect who was wanted for an earlier robbery in nearby Broward County. As the suspect tried to flee in his car, he drove into police vehicles and a civilian …

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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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