WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Persons in poor households at or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) (39.8 per 1,000) had more than double the rate of violent victimization as persons in high-income households (16.9 per 1,000) for the period 2008–12, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Serious violence (rape or sexual […]
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) If a person accused of a serious offence is acquitted merely because of negligence and lapses by the investigating officer, it will be a "mockery of justice and the judicial process", a Delhi court has said while awarding life imprisonment to two men involved in a murder case.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From 2003 to 2013 rates of nonfatal violent crime against the elderly increased 27 percent, from 3.4 to 4.4 victimizations per 1,000 persons age 65 or older and property crime declined 50 percent, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. However, crime rates for elderly persons […]
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday did not take up the plea of 1993 Mumbai bomb blast accused Yakub Abdul Razak Memon seeking review of its decision upholding his death sentence as Justice Uday Umesh Lalit recused from hearing the plea.
The Northern Territory's Children's Commissioner has revealed a longstanding investigation is underway into allegations a child in youth detention has been subjected to inappropriate force and excessive periods of isolation.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has posted a new online Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit. The Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit is a clearinghouse designed to provide law enforcement agencies with important information about naloxone, a potentially lifesaving drug known for effectively restoring breathing to ...