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January 2001

No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons

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This report discusses the context of male rape in prison and the roles of consent, coercion, manipulation, threat of violence, violence and sexual slavery.
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January 2001

Payment for Forensic Exams

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This report examines states' recent payment strategies for sexual assault forensic exams and the strategies' strengths and shortcomings.
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December 2000

Sex Offender Community Notification: Assessing the Impact in Wisconsin

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The authors confirm that community notification efforts protect and inform residents, thereby serving the purpose that policymakers intended, but at the cost of increased public anxiety, hindered reintegration of offenders into society, and increased labor burdens on service providers. In documenting community resident responses and expectations, Zevits and Farkas acknowledge the need to educate the public about what notification laws can and cannot accomplish.
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November 2000

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin: Co-Occurence of Delinquency and Other Problem Behaviors

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This bulletin discusses findings that indicate preventing delinquency requires identification of risk factors that increase the likelihood of delinquent behavior and protective factors that enhance positive behaviors.
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October 2000

The Collaborative Approach to Sex Offender Management

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It also describes how jurisdictions can promote shared responsibility among key policymakers and practitioners for decision-making on offender management issues.
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April 2000

Public Opinion and the Criminal Justice System: Building Support for Sex Offender Management Programs

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It will address three areas of interest: why the public's perspective is important; how leadership in different states has benefited from studies of public opinion about crime and criminal justice issues; and why it is essential that the criminal justice system view the public as a partner rather than an adversary or simply a group of consumers.
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March 2000

Children's Advocacy Centers in Indian Country

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The booklet discusses CAC's model in developing a proven response to child abuse by creating a multidisciplinary team approach that coordinates the key services involved in the investigation, prosecution, and treatment&of child abuse cases. It concludes by encouraging tribal communities in the developmental stages to consider the CAC's model as an appropriate response to child abuse.
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January 2000

The Impact of Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violence

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This article examines the dynamics of police-perpetrated domestic violence and how it impacts the victim, the department, and the community. It explores how a police officer's training and professional life contribute to his arsenal of techniques and tactics of abuse.
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January 2000

Offender Risk Assessment

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While there are many different methods of risk assessment, they tend to fall into two broad categories: clinical and actuarial (Milner & Campbell, 1995; Grubin, 1999). Clinical prediction requires the observation of an offender by a psychiatrists or a psychologist; clinicians assess risk based on their professional training, theoretical knowledge and experience with offenders.
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January 2000

Community Supervision of the Sex Offender: An Overview of Current and Promising Practices

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The purpose of this brief is to provide an overview and discussion of emerging practices and lessons in communities across the country in the management of sex offenders under community supervision.
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October 1999

Investing in Girls: A 21st Century Strategy

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This document is comprised of several articles on issues related to girls in the juvenile justice system including ways 'at-risk' girls continue to be misunderstood and underserved.
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September 1999

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin: Family Disruption and Delinquency

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This bulletin is part of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Youth Development Series, which presents findings from the Program of Research on the Causes and Correlates of Delinquency. This bulletin discusses findings that indicate the composition of families is one aspect of family life that is consistently associated with delinquency.