the criminology and criminal justice network
This is definately and interesting topic. Much awareness should be raised.
In my experience working with ex-offenders tailored programs are always efective;with social support and inclusion of family and friends ex-offenders is at low risk to recidivate.
The CRB disclosure is the problem not the solution.Politicians should entrenched themselves with their "Sacred Cows" and leave the sciences of Criminology and Criminal Justice to the Practitioners/Profe-
ssionals and Researches. In the U.S.today, they are 5 million ex-offenders.That is the total amount of the population of a third world country.
Hencefort, scrapping the CRB would be a good way to start.
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totally agreed the CRB doesn't work. Unluckily as many of the "solutions" found by the government it's more based on the efficiency it has on the public more than on the society. There's a sort of dialogue on the "assumption" that people feels insecure, that there's a need for risk management, for making people feel secure when it's not always the case and it is forgotten the other side of the coin and the effects it has in the long-term and in the biggest picture.
It would be good if there was a chance to change things in a more working way, tailored to the local realities and the actual needs/problem. but again, how?