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Criminological Highlights – July 2017

This issue of Criminological Highlights addresses the following questions: 1. Why is it in the public interest to allow people to free themselves from their criminal records? 2. What kinds of events are likely to cause an increase in police use of force in dealing with ordinary citizens? 3. Do highly informed citizens think that sentences are too lenient? 4. What can be done to create more smoothly running prisons? 5. What is the first step that cities should take to prepare for events that might involve citizen protests? 6. Do transfers to adult court hurt youths’ life chances? 7. How accurate are predictions of future intimate partner violence? 8. […]

(422.51 KB) | 11. October 2017 | Author: Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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The New Zealand Corrections Journal – Volume 5, Issue 1: July 2017

To promote good practice and encourage professionalism, The New Zealand Corrections has launched a journal – Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal. The journal offers in-depth, academic and practice-focused articles. We recommend it for all those working professionally with offenders, especially in New Zealand. Volume 5, Issue 1: July 2017

(3.68 MB) | 9. August 2017 | Author: New Zealand Corrections Department
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ICPALA 2017 Conference in Bogotá – Declaration

This is a declaration adopted following the ICPA-LA conference in Bogotá, 17-20 May 2017.

(191.89 KB) | 26. July 2017 | Author: Patricio Patiño
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Developing Correctional Leaders: A Training Workshop For African Corrections Professionals – Agenda

ICPA’s Correctional Leadership Programme aims at advancing reforms in corrections through developing leadership and management capacity in prisons and community correctional Services in Africa. A wave of reform in the way correctional Services should be delivered is clearly evident across the African continent. Many countries in Africa have initiated or are committed to an array of progressive reforms. Fundamentally, these reforms are intended to move correctional Services away from simply providing safe and humane custody and towards a more complex model of risk management with a focus on respect for human rights, offender reintegration and adoption of modern correctional strategies. ICPA/UNDPKO/ACSA were signatories to the Abuja Declaration calling for the […]

(192.2 KB) | 25. July 2017 | Author: Aleksandar Petrov
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Developing Correctional Leaders: A Training Workshop For African Corrections Professionals – Evaluation Report

The ICPA is committed to working with partners in realizing its vision for the advancement of professional and humane corrections and prisons worldwide. As a result of the ongoing collaboration with the African Correctional Services Association (ACSA) and the Namibian Correctional Service (NCS), 37 corrections professionals from 10 African nations were able to participate recently in a five-day intensive training session on Developing Correctional Leaders. The Workshop was held at the Namibian Correctional Service Training College in Omaruru, a modern, world-class facility for training corrections professionals.  Senior corrections officials attended the Workshop from the ten African nations of — Botswana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda and […]

(973.85 KB) | 25. July 2017 | Author: Frank Porporino, Diane Williams and Gary Hill
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Sondage international sur les services correctionnels 2016 – FR

Ce qui suit est un résumé des réponses reçues dans le cadre du sondage international sur les services correctionnels. Ce sondage a été réalisé par le personnel de la Direction de la recherche et de la Division de la planification et des politiques stratégiques du SCC. Il était offert en anglais et en français et pouvait être rempli en ligne ou sur papier. Il comprenait des questions à choix multiples et à développement. Les questions portaient sur chacun des domaines ayant été ciblés comme particulièrement problématiques au sein des pratiques correctionnelles. Le sondage était divisé en quatre grandes parties : Partie I : Infrastructure matérielle Partie II : Technologie Partie […]

(189.96 KB) | 26. June 2017 | Author: Service correctionnel Canada
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2016 International Survey of Correctional Services – EN

The following is a summary of the responses received for the International Survey of Correctional Services. The survey was developed by staff at CSC’s Research Branch and Strategic Policy and Planning. It was available in English and French and could be completed online or on paper. The structure of the survey included both multiple choice and open-ended questions. Core problematic areas in correctional practices were identified and questions specific to each area were developed. The survey was organized into four key parts: Part I: Physical Infrastructure; Part II: Technology; Part III: Offender Health; Part IV: Offender Rehabilitation The target sample was approximately 170 correctional organizations affiliated with ICPA and IGR. […]

(181.85 KB) | 26. June 2017 | Author: Correctional Service Canada
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CSC Sondage International 2017 – Version Papier (FR)

C’est avec plaisir que nous vous annonçons le lancement du Sondage international sur les services correctionnels : Enjeux liés au système correctionnel à l’échelle mondiale. Votre participation est cruciale pour favoriser la compréhension à l’échelle internationale des défis que sont appelées à surmonter les organisations correctionnelles et les processus mis en œuvre pour composer avec ceux-ci. Votre participation à ce sondage nous aidera à mieux comprendre les programmes de transformation des services correctionnels qui sont mis en œuvre à l’échelle mondiale. Les renseignements seront recueillis et analysés afin de produire un rapport final qui sera communiqué, à titre informatif, à tous les partenaires internationaux afin qu’ils puissent en tirer profit. La […]

(1.28 MB) | 26. June 2017 | Author: Service correctionnel du Canada
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CSC International Survey 2017 – Paper Version (EN)

We are happy to announce the opening of the International Survey of Correctional Services: International Correctional Issues. Your participation is essential in developing an international understanding of the challenges correctional organizations may be facing and the processes implemented to deal with these challenges.  Your responses will contribute to a broader, more comprehensive understanding of correctional transformation agendas being used globally. This information will be collected and analyzed to produce a final report that will be shared for the information and benefit of international partners. The survey will be open until July 21, 2017.

(1.21 MB) | 26. June 2017 | Author: Correctional Service Canada
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Beyond the Wall, Edition #2-2017

In this second edition of Beyond The Wall we have included articles on good practices from across the world. Read about a healthcare initiative in Russia, information on Australia’s latest prison, radicalisation programmes in Thailand, insights on applications of European policies and standards, studies on children with incarcerated parents, current trends in prison planning and design, and an overview of prison reform in Ukraine.

(n/a) | 20. June 2017 | Author: Aleksandar Petrov
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