• Mar
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Parole Abolition – Did it Work?

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What does “worked” mean? What does “success” truly mean? If it means having offenders spend the majority of their sentence behind bars and not get released early, then sure it worked. If it means seeing crime rates drop, then one […]

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  • Feb
  • 25
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Abolition of Parole in Virginia

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Fathers’ Day of 1986 was extremely tragic – Detective George Taylor of the City of Richmond Police Department in Virginia stopped a vehicle for a routine traffic violation. After being pulled over, the driver, Wayne DeLong, shot and killed Detective […]

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  • Feb
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What is Parole

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Parole can be defined as a criminal offender spending part of their sentence under supervision, but in society – not behind bars. Typically there are three reasons that parole is granted through the Parole Commission/Board. These factors include: An individual […]

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  • Oct
  • 28
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Theory of Development

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Whether an individual’s behavior stays with them throughout their whole life or if it changes over time the main question posed in Developmental Theory.  Research shows that crime reaches the high point in an individual’s life between the age of […]

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  • Oct
  • 11
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Deterrence

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The deterrence theory in a form can be dated back to biblical times by relating the deterrence theory to the word “penance.”  Penance is making people think about what they did wrong and then how they are going to correct […]

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  • Sep
  • 26
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Sippin’ on Sizzurp

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Originating in Houston, Texas in the 1960s and then spreading through the United States after glamorized by rap artists, Sizzurp is a mixture of prescription cough medicine containing codeine (the active ingredient), sprite, and often jolly ranchers. The cough syrup […]

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