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survey of dangerous sexual offenders in Canada 1948-1977 by J. S. Wormith

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Published by Ministry of the Solicitor General, Secretariat in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


  • Sex crimes -- Canada -- Statistics

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Bibliography: p. 141-148.

StatementJ.S. Wormith & Monika Ruhl.
SeriesPrograms Branch user report -- no. 1986-6, User report -- no. 1986-6
ContributionsRuhl, Monika.
LC ClassificationsHQ72C2 W66 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19040845M

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Code of Canada are being applied to offenders who likely pose a significant risk to the public. 2. The application of the Dangerous Offender provisions predominately with sex offenders point to a need to also target nonsexual violent offenders. 3. The characteristics of the Dangerous Offenders examined in this study can be used to identify. Keywords: sex offender registry, public notification, management of sex offenders. Beginning in the late s and early s, a range of sexual offender policies were developed across North America in response to a series of publicized child sexual abuse by:   Included in the survey was a fairly large sub-sample of life-sentence offenders selected according to whether they were in the early, middle, or late phases of their life term (i.e., had served from 6 months to 4 years, 4 to 8 years, or 8 years or more). Sex Offender Survey had comprehensive knowledge of their treatment programs and most had hcen active in the treatment of sexual offenders for many years.

Similar findings for child female sex offenders were reported by Knopp and Lackey () in a survey of 44 treatment providers of female sexual abusers in the United States. The survey revealed that, of 41 respondents who treated female sex offenders, fifteen treated those under the age of eleven.   They are Dangerous Offenders, the designation given Canada’s most violent criminals and sexual predators — a sickening group that includes Scarborough Rapist .   Here is just a partial list of serial child sex offenders set free by the Canadian justice system Back to video Last week, Hopley was freed from prison into the Vancouver area, his precise.   Webster, C. D., Dickens, B. M., & Addario, S. (). Constructing dangerousness: Scientific, legal, and policy implications (University of Toronto Monograph). Toronto: Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto. Wormith, J. S., & Ruhl, M. A survey of dangerous sexual offenders in Canada: (User Report No. ).

In Canada, most criminal offences carry maximum or minimum sentences. Having a system like this ensures sentencing consistency and transparency by ensuring that offenders will get similar sentences for similar crimes and that citizens are aware of the penalties that might be imposed for committing certain types of crimes.   Police warn of ‘dangerous’ sex offender, with ‘high risk to re-offend,’ living in Surrey. Howard Geddes-Skelding, 28, was released from BC Corrections Aug. 14, Surrey RCMP say. (ii) section (sexual assault with weapon, threats to third party or causing bodily harm), and (iii) section (aggravated sexual assault), (d) an offence under any of the following provisions of the Criminal Code, chapter C of the Revised Statutes of Canada, , as they read from time to time before January 1, dangerous sexual offender The new provisions required that any dangerous sexual offender application had to be supplemented with testimony from a minimum of two psychiatrists. One had to be approved by the Attorney General, and the other by the offender The habitual offender and dangerous sexual offender regimes remained unchanged until