criminal justice

Reducing Harmful Consequences

People living in high-crime communities are exposed to high levels of violence as victims. The youth of color is overrepresented at the justice system level. These law enforcement practices focus on and respond to young people of color differently, increasing their involvement in juvenile justice and the criminal justice system. Moreover, law enforcement applies greater …

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Psychosexual Analysis: Effectiveness and Uses in Criminology

A psychosexual evaluation considers scientific methods of diagnosis or examination to evaluate an individual’s psychological and sexual functioning. This examination evaluates the deviant behavior from a generally accepted sexual response that could either be abnormal or unusual and considered illegal if acted upon. This evaluation facilitates selecting the most effective and productive way of treatment …

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