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A causal-comparative analysis of participating in a prison based mock job fair program and its effect on recidivism rates for federal prisoners A comparative analysis of occupational violence in two industries A comparative analysis of selected variables of 12-to-15 year old males in special education and the juvenile justice system A comparative analysis regarding factors related to 13- to 18-year-old African American male adolescents in special education and the justice system A comparison of recidivism rates for the state of Georgia and the Rome Day Reporting Center A comparison study of standardized field sobriety test (SFST) performance of impaired (alcohol/non-alcohol) drivers arrested in southwest Louisiana A correlational analysis of factors accompanying serious emotional disability with incarcerated special education populations A correlational study of childhood religiosity, childhood sport participation, and sport-learned aggression among African American female athletes A correlational study of the levels of school violence and the school's physical environment as perceived by teachers A cross-sectional analysis of release method as a correlate of recidivism among female prisoners in the state of Georgia A descriptive analysis of Nevada's correctional education programs A factorial analysis of web browsers and monetary loss for Internet crime complaints A leadership perspective for understanding police suicide: An analysis based on the Suicide Attitude Questionnaire A multivariate analysis of masculine gender role strain and its relationship to degrees of substance dependence and degrees of violence in an adult incarcerated population A multivariate assessment of crime displacement to surrounding jurisdictions in relation to the implementation of Operation Impact in Syracuse, NY A phenomenological approach to understanding motivational career choices of African American criminal justice students A phenomenological study of Caribbean police collaborative efforts A phenomenological study of delinquent adolescent males A phenomenological study of reentry court graduates A phenomenological study of security awareness of community emergency response team trainers in Haiti A phenomenological study of the challenges and barriers facing insurance fraud investigators A phenomenological study of training addressing critical incident stress in law enforcement A phenomenology study: Caseworker engagement for incarcerated parents and their children activity: Receiving services A program evaluation of a Sheriff's Office Juvenile Boot Camp Program A qualitative generic inquiry: Unintended consequences of mandatory pre-release programming in jails A qualitative study of disaster preparedness, perceptions among law enforcement officers A qualitative study of job satisfaction experiences of forensic scientists A qualitative study of technical violations: A probationers' perspective A quantitative analysis of gang injunctions and effect on gang migration A quantitative predictive study of drug trafficker behavioral characteristics impacting police actions A quantitative study of personal and institutional variables impacting social identity among correctional officers A quantitative study of relationships between federal firearm licensees, firearms, purchaser characteristics, and time-to-crime A quantitative study of the impact of California's three-strikes sentencing practices on minority offenders A quantitative study: Florida law enforcements perception concerning the effectiveness of Florida sex offender registration A relationship between adolescent males and delinquent or criminal behavior: A discriptive study A study of law enforcement firearms recertification program effects on accuracy skills A study of the Clery Act and violent crime rates at public four-year higher education institutions A study of the relationship between self-control and the approval of the use of excessive physical force A study of youth fire setters and social learning theory: Is there a link? A study to examine the influence of economic marginalization on adult female recidivism A taxonomy of network -perpetrated criminal activity: Developing an empirically-based model for recourse strategies A ten-year longitudinal study examining cumulative collateral sanctions and recidivism events A theoretical analysis of protestant clergy and their management of internal and external conflicts regarding congregants who have sexually offended A threat assessment perspective of Type III workplace mass homicides Academically at-risk adolescents in a Texas detention facility: Factors related to the non-completion of high school Access of Hispanic inmates to correctional education (GED) in California and its impact on three year recidivism rates Accountability in community corrections: A quantitative study examining the relationship among accountability perceptions and job performance in Community Correction Officers Administering change to domestic violence -- A phenomenological study of nonprofit administrators of domestic violence programs in South Carolina Administrative methods for reducing crime in primary and secondary schools: A regression analysis of the U.S. Department of Education School Survey of Crime and Safety Adult public education for nuclear terrorism: An analysis of Cold War and War On Terror preparedness discourses Advocates' experiences with victims of domestic violence: An examination of personal biases and attitudes and their impact on service delivery African American female delinquents, caretaker and other adult relationships: A phenomenological study Age of first arrest and its relationship to repeat arrests for sexual offending behaviors in children and adolescents Ageism: An investigation of knowledge and attitudes of patrol officers related to their preference to work with older adults including those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias Alternative prison-based educational programs for women: A phenomenological inquiry of Girl Scouts Beyond Bars in a central Midwestern state American citizens, counterterrorism, and the use of deadly force: A qualitative study An analysis of adjustment predictors among male youthful offenders at a north Florida correctional facility An analysis of the effect of organizational climate on collective stress levels An empirical investigation into the relationship of college education and experience on police ethical orientations An evaluation of the Inafa' Maolek's Mediation Program and potential impact in resolution of child -custody cases on Guam An examination of attitudes toward gangs held by young adults from micropolitan and small metropolitan communities An examination of the differences in perceptions of the ethical climate within law enforcement agencies An examination of the relationship between reactive aggression and AD/HD symptomatology among female inmates An examination of the situational effects of types of prisons on in-prison death 2000-2012 An examination of trait emotional intelligence factors: Their relationship to job satisfaction among police officers An exploration of rural police organizations: A generic qualitative study An exploration of the experiences of members of law enforcement tactical teams An innovative approach to reentry: Is it working? An investigation of Stop, Question and Frisk practices by the New York City Police: An action research study An investigation of the child abuse reporting practices and attitudes of clergy in the state of Indiana Analyzing Coping Mechanisms after Critical Incidents for Officers in Smaller Police Agencies Assessment driven training: Correctional officers training associated with occupational stress and job burnout Barriers that prevent African American inmates from getting their General Educational Development certificate: A qualitative phenomenological study Barriers to the acceptance of community policing in Houston, TX Behind the bars: Contributing elements in institutional victimizations Behind the fence: Examining domestic violence attitudes and behaviors between military and civilian wives Beyond race: The impact of physical appearance on police officers' decision making Beyond the razorwire: Teacher preparation for correctional educators Biological weapons, the unseen menace: The correlation between individual factors and fear within United States Navy recruiters Black correctional officers' perspectives of caring for Black inmates: A phenomenological study Challenges of providing emergency advocacy services to male victims of intimate partner violence Changes in criminal espionage during the post-cold war period: Global comparison of cases from 1991 to 2011 Childhood conditioning and consequences vs. deviant behaviors and adolescent development: A perspective of social learning theory Children of incarcerated parents: In the children's own words Clinicians' perceptions regarding the consumption of child pornography Community policing and crime: The effect of COPS grants on violent crime rates in small cities in Florida Community policing in rural neighborhoods: An examination of informal social control Comparing police performance in union and non-union municipal departments Comparison of entry-level police officers and training instructors' perceptions of the training environment as it relates to the transferability of training Comparison of sentencing outcomes for felony DUI convictions among Blacks, Whites, and Hispanics in South Carolina Confusing crime: The undergraduate student's ability to identify stalking and reporting decisions Correction officers' perceptions of violence in Michigan jails: A quantitative study Correctional education and the reduction of recidivism: A quantitative study of offenders' educational attainment and success upon re-entry into society Correctional officers' experiences with mentally challenged individuals Crime and safety programs in American public schools Crime prevention through environmental design: A federal agency active shooter study Crime scene behaviors of crime scene stagers Criminogenic risk, community characteristics, and parolee recidivism Culturally expanded perspectives: A grounded theoretical study of a drug court program Cyberbullying victimization and reporting: A correlational analysis based on the National Crime Victimization Survey of 2012 D.A.R.E.: The message and the messenger---Perspectives of the officer Dangerous residents: Residency placement of violent felons and sex offenders in long-term nursing facilities, A qualitative analysis Decision-making in a national sample of stalking victims: A quantitative analysis Did you see my cry for help? Suicide in law enforcement Do factors of social disorganization influence the decertification of law enforcement officers? Do words harm? The perceptions and attitudes of African American college students to hate speech Does higher education correlate to fewer civil rights lawsuits? Domestic violence: Case study of twelve Muslims living in the United States Dropping the flag: Female gang members deciding to leave Dynamics of police organizational change, learning -based interactions, and agency innovation and cooperation within community policing Dynamics of prison gang affiliation and violence: The Heartless Felons and the Down the Way Boys---A social learning study Ecological systems: Crime deterrence in school, student fear, and truancy Education after incarceration: Adult African American male former offenders and their perception of higher education Effectiveness of a correctional treatment program in the prevention of recidivism among adjudicated female juvenile delinquents Effectiveness of mental health follow-upon recidivism of psychiatrically diagnosed released inmates Effectiveness of the mental health/juvenile justice system across diagnostic categories: An analysis of recidivism Emotional intelligence and turnover intent: An investigation into the effects of emotions on correctional staff's intent to stay or quit Employer perceptions about hiring released prisoners with a criminal history Employers' perspectives on the hiring of ex-offenders Evaluating the effects of housing status on victimization in Prince William County, Virginia Evidence-based practice and family outcomes within a county juvenile justice agency in the western states Examining family member involvement during the domestic violence fatality review process Examining the community's response to their formerly incarcerated neighbors Examining the difference between law enforcement wellness programs and operational stress Examining the relationship between age, race, and disability on the academic aptitude of delinquent females in juvenile corrections Examining the relationship between leadership and job satisfaction among Nigerian prison officers Examining the relationship between police officer education and job performance Exceptions to the rule: Detained status offenders: A regional secondary data analysis Experiences of professionals working with custodial grandparents during adjustment to raising a grandchild after maternal incarceration Exploring advocates' work experiences with female victims of domestic violence from the Afro-caribbean community Exploring juvenile delinquency and the justice system: Social workers' perspective, Exploring predictors of institutional misbehavior in male inmates at a New Jersey state prison Exploring the correlation between parental supervision and recidivism among juvenile offenders at a juvenile detention facility Exposure to traumatic death events and traumatic event-related stress in crime scene investigators: A multiple regression analysis Factors affecting the sentencing outcome of offenders in domestic violence cases in the state of Georgia Factors associated with maternal killings and abuse Female and male recidivism: The effectiveness of correctional parenting education Female juvenile recidivism: Analytical cogency of age, race, abuse and family support Focal concerns and federal sentencing guidelines: an examination of federal drug offenders Forecasting anger and aggression: An analysis of anger management treatment for misdemeanor offenders Forensic interviewers' perspectives of children who disclose abuse or neglect Former prison inmates' recidivism rates: A content analysis study of the impact of educational and rehabilitation programs From child welfare to the juvenile justice system: African American female crossover youth From headlines to campuses: Exploring campus violence differences between campuses experiencing enrollment decline or growth Functionality of school resource officer arrests in schools: Influencing factors and circumstances Gender, race, reading achievement, education level, and crime type: A quantitative study in forensic psychology Hidden violence: A phenomenological inquiry into the experieces of abused male partners Higher order, critical thinking skills in national police academy course development Hiring manager's consideration process for ex-offender job applicants: A grounded theory study Homicidal patterns of filicidal parents: A correlational study Identifying and overcoming barriers domestic violence victims face: A victim advocate perspective Improving outpatient service delivery for criminal offenders with serious mental illness: An appreciative action research inquiry Incarceration recidivism in the adolescent special education population: Perceptions and challenges Influences and effects of subjective post-Furman death-penalty aggravators on Oklahoma death penalty cases Inmate deviant behaviors: An application of Tittle's control balance theory Inmate motivations to participate in prison programs: Are they related to actual participation? Internal auditors skepticism in detecting fraud: A quantitative study Internalized homophobia, self-esteem, education, income, and the use of partner violence in a group of self-identified bisexual and lesbian women Internet identity theft: An insight into victimology and law enforcement response Interpersonal justice, nonadoption of reports and stress: Do judicial environments impact expectations of organizational justice? Intimate partner violence in Appalachia: Examining women's experiences with community support Investigating the criminality of home-invasion robbery: Establishing baseline offender typologies Job satisfaction, health issues, and social and domestic situations: Comparing the effects of shiftwork on criminal justice professionals Judicial characteristics and their impact on incarceration rates of minority youth Juvenile justice system stakeholder perspectives of the juvenile transfer process and the impact it has on juvenile offenders Juvenile offenders' perception of barriers and facilitators to mental health services and associated recidivism Juvenile recidivism reduction: A phenomenological investigation of successful juvenile reintegration Juvenile violence and its relationship to family dysfunction and parental educational levels Juvenile violent crimes in school settings: A secondary quantitative analysis of violent crimes indicators Law enforcement officers attitudes towards sex offenders and SORNA policies Law enforcement officers experiences with psychological preparation techniques to prepare for high velocity human factors (HVHF) environments Leadership styles in life-threatening contexts: Exploring police officers' level of trust Learning to change: Does life skills training lead to reduced incident reports among inmates in a medium/minimum correctional facility? Limiting offender misconduct: Earned privileges compared to the possible loss of good time Lived experience of individuals in the workplace who have a history of intimate partner violence Lived experiences of attorney ethical dilemmas related to technology in their profession: A phenomenological study Living near sexual offenders and fear of victimization: A qualitative analysis Longitudinal peer influences on female juvenile offenders: A quantitative study MCMI III desirability, thought disorder, and dependent scores of Hispanic American sexual offenders: Implications for interpretation Male Correction Officers: A Phenomenological Approach to Sources of Stress in Working With Female Inmates Maritime piracy in the waters near Somalia: Victimization upon the international merchant fleet 2000-2010 Measuring perceptions and attitudes towards rape victims of military members who had sexual assault training Measuring the public's attitude of substance-abuse treatment oriented solutions in the War on Drugs Mental health professionals' stigma attitude towards male youth with preexisting mental disorders in custody Mentally ill inmates: Does psychopathy predict disciplinary Special Housing Unit (SHU) placement among mentally ill inmates? Micro-level social learning correlates of sex offender recidivism: Expeditious sexual history disclosure via polygraph testing Military police arrest decision in intimate partner violence incidents: The influence of police ideals, police officer, and incident factors Moonlighting police: Policies that regulate secondary employment -- Possible stress and job burnout issues Moral reasoning in adult male sex offenders Motherboards cutting razor wire: Assessment and incarcerated youth Motivational factors to plea bargain in Georgia: Public versus private attorneys Neighborhood social disorganizational influences on crime victimization and consequences in a city in Nigeria Noncustodial strain and criminality: A phenomenological study of fathers Not on my watch: A qualitative study of the role of local law enforcement in terrorism prevention Offenders' unawareness of their own actions and its relationship to rational choice Opiate dependence and suicide attempt: A quantitative study of jailed male inmates Organizational stress: The unseen enemy of police Outsourcing an American high?: An examination of Texas law enforcement perspectives on the methamphetamine drug market in Texas and Mexico Parental use of the sex offender registry: A routine activities approach Parents' contributions to children's antisocial behaviors: Correlation between adoptive and biological parents Perceived organizational stress of law enforcement officers and their police organization as measured by the Pressure Management Indicator (PMI) Perceptions and attitudes of partner abuse among African Americans Perceptions of law enforcement and victims advocacy groups on false allegations of rape Perceptions of school violence: School personnel views of violent behavior and preparedness Personality profiles of police executives: An analysis based on the Hogan Personality Inventory and the Hogan Development Survey Personalogical characteristics of adjudicated stalkers as correlates of stalking duration Plea bargaining: The lived experience of female prosecutorial discretion and decision-making Police administrations' perception of effectiveness of degree and nondegree-holding subordinates Police decision making: Mandated discretion and risk assessment regarding emergency protective orders Police investigators' attitudes toward victims of crime: A quantitative study Police officer perceptions of crime analysts Police officers' experience of seeking treatment after a work related trauma: A generic qualitative study Police supervisory attributes that influence attitude towards Critical Incident Stress Management programs Police use of force in small Florida agencies: A social learning perspective Police use of force: A content analysis of policies Police-public interactions during traffic and street stops: An analysis at the urban, suburban, and rural levels Population density and rates of at-risk behaviors of crime and adolescent births: A quantitative correlational study Post-9/11 communication between private and public law enforcement Power, trust, police unions, and police managers: A quantitative research study Power-control theory and domestic violence: A secondary data analysis Pre-dispositional incarceration and recidivism in male youthful offenders: A multivariate predictive archival approach Predicting mental illness with the MAYSI-2 Predicting violence among incarcerated male adolescents in Texas: The role of resilience Preparing teachers for prison schools: A case study of the challenges, attitudes, and motivations of correctional educators Prison management, correctional officer interactions, and organizational structure: An ethnographic approach Prisoner reentry: Examining the lived experiences of wives of ex-offenders Proactive strategies by law enforcement and the relationship to school violence preparedness Problem based learning (PBL) in police training: An evaluation of the recruit experience Problem based learning in law enforcement in-service training: A study of use of force Profiling sexually violent predators: A study to identify psychopathy and sexual sadism as baseline psychopathologies in predatory sexual serial offenders Psychiatric patients and criminal activity: Research into arrests of the mentally ill Public Wi-Fi usage and identity theft: A correlational study Public opinions of the courts: Does mass media influence public opinion? Race and gender in illicit drug transactions Racial disparity in sentencing outcomes: A study of sentencing decisions under Arizona's presumptive sentencing structure Reducing recidivism in repeat offenders: A phenomenological focus group study Reducing recidivism rates among the mentally ill: Effective case management solutions Relationship between placement type, time in placement and number of placements and juvenile delinquency: An exploration of African-American males in foster care Relationship of embezzlement and the economic condition in the United States economy Relationships between demographic and criminal variables and the duration of homeless shelter use at a shelter in western South Dakota from 2000 to 2005 Restorative justice alternative to the traditional criminal justice system in Nigeria Risk factors associated with non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors among incarcerated male adolescents School resource officers: What high school teachers consider to be the most important tasks School violence: Social bond theory and physical fights Self-advocacy interventions on teenage youths adjudicated as delinquents Sentencing in South Carolina: A comparison of race, gender and age on the sentencing outcomes of drug offenders Sex offenders in the neighborhood: A correlational study of registered sex offender residences in an urban area from a social disorganization approach Sexual seduction of children in cyberspace: A content analysis of Internet deviance and pedophilic criminality Significant predictors of forming police-citizen collaborative partnerships: A secondary data analysis Social desensitization and DWI in New Mexico: A phenomenological study of the social influence upon the decision to drink and drive Social worker's perceptions of joint collaboration with law enforcement: A quantitative study Sometimes they don't come back: A qualitative exploration of non-recidivating prison-based therapeutic community completers Southeastern state local law enforcement preparedness in domestic terrorism interdiction: A quantitative ex-post facto study Staff preparedness perceptions when confronting violent incidents in school: A qualitative inquiry State human trafficking legislation: Does it matter to human trafficking victim identification Stress among court officers who preside in criminal and family court Stress levels in male sexual offenders and its relationship to probation type: A study to identify actuarial risk factors Stress: Crossover factors among probation and parole officer System transformation: The critical components of a juvenile system reform Systematic change for the mentally ill: A qualitative study examining co-occurring individuals in the community Systematic differentiation between Dark and Light Leaders: Is a corporate criminal profile possible? Teachers' self-efficacy, motivation goals, and burnout in juvenile corrections and residential educational settings The MMPI and MMPI-2 scores: Predicting use of force complaints in criminal justice The North Carolina Justice Reinvestment Act: Quick dip confinement and its impact on supervised offenders The bendable bar of justice: Measuring attitudinal changes toward disparate treatment and racial bias The challenging overlapping roles for juvenile detention officers as parents The complex impact of secondary victimization on rape victims The containment model: A comparison of treated versus untreated sex offenders The differential predictive validity of the SAVRY on juvenile probationers: A quantitative study The educational effectiveness of confinement education of juveniles The effect of a criminal justice curriculum on the perception of crime and race The effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy on juvenile criminal thinking The effect of two crisis debriefing models on sick time, absenteeism/tardiness, and return to duty in police officers in three Georgia law enforcement agencies The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral sex offender treatment on convicted sexual offenders' distorted cognitions and feelings toward victims The effects of knowledge and retribution on capital punishment support: Revisiting the Marshall hypotheses The evolving relationship between drug court judge and offender The experience of providing therapeutic services to sexually violent predators: A case study The experiences of female managers in law enforcement: A qualitative study The former juvenile delinquents' description of their educational experiences: A case study The impact of Community Supervision Officer (CSO) occupational stress on supervision orientation and community supervision outcomes The impact of Sex Offender Registration and community notification on recidivism in Alabama The impact of campuses' concealed firearms policies on Part I index crimes The impact of cognitive behavioral treatment dosages on recidivism rates in women The impact of gender responsive treatment on recidivism The impact of incarceration on prisoner sexual victimization The impact of pre- and post-release support on ex-offenders' self-stigmatization The impact of prison-based substance abuse treatment on rates of recidivism among female offenders The impact of restorative justice on re-arrest of young offenders: A secondary data analysis The impact of service oriented actions on African American male school suspensions The impact of tenure on correctional officer job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and instrumental communication The impact of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Airport Watch program on crime at Pennsylvania general aviation airports The impact of the Reentry and Sanction Center on recidivism The influence of gender identity on job satisfaction in female police officers The internet and Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Trends in numbers of victims, pimps, and social networking sites The introduction of a level system and its effect on prisoner behavior and the management of a prison The legal, community policing, and resource challenges of dealing with advance fee fraud The likely impact of the Public Employer -Employee Cooperation Act of 2007: A secondary data analysis The lived experience of police officers shot, wounded, and returned to work The lived experience of police officers who are members of an internet crimes against children task force: A phenomenological study The lived experiences of African American girls in relation to the mentoring services utilized to address their participation in delinquent activities The lived experiences of African American women during the decision-making process to leave abusive intimate partners The lived experiences of African American women who attained high level positions in law enforcement The monsters we create: Assessing the recidivism differences of waived and non-waived juvenile offenders The needs of men diagnosed with intellectual disabilities and sexually offensive behavior The perception of higher education in law enforcement: A qualitative exploratory study of practitioners in the field The phenomenological essences of the experiences of drug court attorneys: An examination of moral development The relationship between community support and successful community integration in African American substance abusing offenders The relationship between education level and Minnesota correctional officers' retention, advancement, and employee misconduct The relationship between mentoring and recidivism: An examination of a program to prevent recidivism in ex-offenders The relationship between organizational policies and official misconduct: A quantitative survey of ethics in small and medium size municipal police departments in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania The relationship between pre-employment psychological screening and officer misconduct The relationship between sexual predation and four specific deviant behaviors (deviant fire setting, aberrant masturbation, nocturnal enuresis, and animal cruelty) The relationship of life satisfaction and happiness with anger and depression in male inmates The role and arrest powers of officers deputized for federal drug enforcement The role of family cohesiveness helping adult female offenders prevent recidivism The sacrifices of civil liberties for security in schools: The correlates of parent's attitudes The sex offender and his experience of sexual assault: A phenomenological study The training of criminal justice system staff to manage, support, and work with an epidemic of mentally ill offenders Therapists' beliefs, attitudes, and practices regarding the importance of targeting motivations for pedophilic abuse in its treatment Through Black eyes: A qualitative look into the rise of incarceration among African American adult females Training and mandated reporters' confidence levels: A correlational study Traits and behaviors that impact effective leadership in police patrol Transformational leadership in police sergeants and burnout in subordinate officers Triple jeopardy---homeless, Black, and female: Pathways to and from crime and homelessness Understanding a law enforcement officer's decision-making process: The influential factors and resultant effects of an unethical choice Understanding what factors influence Florida State Troopers to enforce the Driving Under the Influence (DUI) statute: A phenomenological study University students perceptions and attitudes of corruption in Nigeria Variables related to prison sentences in Alabama Views of Wisconsin Police Supervisors on Forensic Investigations Education For Police Officer Job Applicants What factors predict White male prisoners to join the Aryan Brotherhood? When knowledge is power: An assessment of gang awareness and safety within a Long Island school district White collar crime and disaster: A content analysis of print media coverage of disaster fraud following Hurricane Katrina White-collar crime trends in Nigeria: a matter of perception Who is more prone to sexually abuse inmates Working with sex offenders: Factors that influence attitudes of correctional officers