2 edition of Predicting recidivism with street gang members found in the catalog.
Predicting recidivism with street gang members
by Public Safety Canada in Ottawa
|Other titles||Prédiction de la récidive chez les membres de gangs de rue|
|Series||Corrections research, user report -- 2012-02|
|Contributions||Canada. Public Safety Canada|
|LC Classifications||HV6439.C22 G83 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||34, 35 p. :|
|Number of Pages||35|
|LC Control Number||2012398725|
Kevin T. Wolff, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, W. 59th Street, Room N, New York, NY , USA. Email: [email protected] PMID: SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people.
This is a 5-year follow-up study of recidivism among male graduates of a boot camp for adults in a southern state. Cox’s proportional hazard analysis is used to determine the hazard rate of recidivism (arrest or parole violation) of several elements of general and developmental models. The violent MS gang, which was nearly eradicated by the Bush administration, has been able to rebuild its ranks on the backs of illegal immigrant .
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[Jean-Pierre Guay; Canada. Public Safety Canada.]. Get this from a library. Predicting recidivism with street gang members. [Jean-Pierre Guay; Canada. Public Safety Canada.] -- In Québec, street gangs are now among the newest threats to public safety (MSPQ, ; SPVM, ).
Major police efforts to dismantle juvenile prostitution networks or reduce drug trafficking have. One study found that this treatment had a more pronounced effect on reducing recidivism among gang members as it did for non-gang members, especially for violent recidivism (Di Placido, ).By.
For example, the literature on recidivism has found that gang members are at a heightened risk for recidivism compared to non-gang members (Dooley, Seals and Skarbek, ).
Additionally, many of. Prison gang members are typically more selective, secretive, criminally sophisticated, older, and violent than street gang members (Pyrooz, Decker, & Fleisher, 4). Location of origin provides a useful descriptive label, but both street and prison gangs.
Gang violence creates serious safety and security concerns in the community and prisons. Treated gang and nongang members recidivated significantly less in a month follow-up than their untreated matched controls.
Treatment consisted of high intensity cognitive–behavioral programs that follow the risk, need, and responsivity principles (Andrews & Bonta, ). Cheryl L. Maxson, Betwixt and Between Street and Prison Gangs: Defining Gangs and Structures in Youth Correctional Facilities, Youth Gangs in International Perspective, /, (), ().
Results showed that parolees that were affiliated with gangs were statistically more likely to fail on parole. While age at release was a significant predictor of parole outcome, controlling for that variable did not eliminate the ability of gang affiliation to predict recidivism.
Gang members continued to have higher rates of parole failure. But in Aprilbarely three months into the job, Ms. Harris found herself at odds with the police after a gang member gunned down an officer named Isaac Espinoza.
Image The. Gang violence has risen sharply, especially in large cities. Youth gangs are becoming more violent and increasingly serve as a way for members to engage in illegal money-making activities, such as drug and firearms trafficking. Ingang members were suspects or victims in about forty percent of all homicides in Los Angeles County.
INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL PREDICTORS OF RECIDIVISM. Given the high rates of persistent criminal activity and reincarceration among released prisoners and the resulting economic and human toll on communities, victims, offenders, and their families, it is understandable that there is such a substantial body of research and much theoretical discussion on how best to predict recidivism, as well as how.
compares post-incarceration recidivism between gang members and non-gang members. We begin by reviewing the prior research that has examined the prevalence of gang membership in prison and the relationship between prison gang membership and recidivism.
Next we present our methodology and findings, and discuss their policy implications. the rate at which violent persons commit violent acts (the number of violent acts committed by a person each year). the persistence (or duration) of violent persons' histories of committing violent acts (e.g., length in years from the commission of the first act of violence to the last act of violence); and.
the seriousness (or harmfulness) of the violent acts committed by individuals (e.g. George T. Patterson, Warren K. Graham, in Clinical Interventions in Criminal Justice Settings, Violent Offenders.
Most of the focus on violent offenders has concentrated on assessing risks for future violent behavior among offenders with mental disorders as well as incarcerated offenders.
Such activities require considering public safety risks as well as the offender’s civil rights. Books and Publications Recommended by the NATIONAL GANG CRIME RESEARCH CENTER: The Book That Many Call the BIBLE on Gangs in America Today: Thousands of copies of earlier editions (,) are widely available, but this new 6th edition () includes EVEN MORE information.
Members of the Latin Kings, the largest gang in Florida, often sport tattoos of a five-pointed crown or the letters “ALKN”, which stands for “Almighty Latin King Nation”. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My library. Evaluations of focused deterrence programs show consistent crime-control impacts in reducing gang violence, street crime driven by drug markets, and repeat individual offending.
The available literature suggests that these programs have both. Introduction. Homicide rates in the United States remain among the highest in the Western World (Loeber & Farrington, ; Brent, Miller, Loeber, Mulvey & Birmaher, in press).Homicide offenders tend to be also recidivist offenders, often not necessarily in terms of homicide reoffending but in terms of general delinquent recidivism ().About a quarter of homicides are committed by multiple.
The idea, Mr. Stephens said, was to predict how likely people were to commit another crime by collecting information about them and comparing that to statistics describing known offenders. Other, more criticized programs produce lists of likely criminals and victims based on people’s criminal history, age, gang affiliation and other factors.
Some cities are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars, even millions, on predictive policing programs, with many of the costs paid for by state and federal law enforcement grants.Books shelved as gang-related: The Black Hand: The Bloody Rise and Redemption of Boxer Enriquez, a Mexican Mob Killer by Chris Blatchford, Always Runni.The Crips and Bloods, traditional Los Angeles street gangs, are gaining strength in the prison as well as are the s, a group from the San Francisco area ( is a San Francisco area code).
The Federal Bureau of Prisons cites 14 other disruptive groups within the federal system, which have been documented as ofincluding the Texas Mafia.