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94 percent of sexual assaults in New Zealand weren’t reported to police

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2020/05/sobering-research-reveals-94-percent-of-sexual-assaults-in-new-zealand-weren-t-reported-to-police.html?fbclid=IwAR2mOoa41mmOaGe8eWOubw-v8tOPTWsYUWcSQNUA1tjhWKW47UBhE7RFxQQ 94 percent of motor vehicle thefts were reported but victims of sexual violence stayed silent. The New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey interviewed 80,000…

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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Ninety-four percent of sexual assaults go unreported

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/417046/ninety-four-percent-of-sexual-assaults-go-unreported-survey The New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey talked to more than 8000 people over the past year, to form what the Ministry of Justice…

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Posted in Crime Sexual Abuse

Production of this material involved the exploitation of vulnerable children for commercial gain

http://bit.ly/2kTpiEp A man’s stash of child sex abuse images was only discovered when police arrested him for drug-affected driving. Tristan Abraham, 30, was jailed in…

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Posted in Science

Longer sentences don’t work

New Zealand’s recorded crime levels are the lowest seen since the late 1970s. 6 Crime rates have fallen steadily from 2009 until recently (when there…

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Posted in Science

Science not intuition needed

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12127814 If Little were to change the law to make bail easier, sentencing smarter and parole more obtainable, then it would put to the test…

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Posted in Psychology

#Underpaid #Overburdened #Facebook #Moderator

The Guardian: Underpaid and overburdened: the life of a Facebook moderator. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwqvTY_zQ https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/may/25/facebook-moderator-underpaid-overburdened-extreme-content “There was literally nothing enjoyable about the job. You’d go into work…

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Call of Duty does not make people more prone to violence

Study debunks years of accepted wisdom about link between crime and violent video games https://t.co/G7hzKLaF4x pic.twitter.com/pU3VpRIoTr nzherald (@nzherald) March 9, 2017 Playing violent computer games…

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Police criticised for preventing a crime

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/316663/euthanasia-checkpoint-%27our-officers-acted-in-good-faith%27 They said yesterday that the checkpoint was set up earlier this month specifically to identify people leaving an Exit International pro-euthanasia meeting in Lower…

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Crime is not caused by poverty – Judith Collins

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11728079 Police Minister Judith Collins has stuck by comments that parental influence has more to do with crime than poverty, saying it is “utter rubbish”…

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There is a serious skew in the system against Maori

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/84346494/new-zealands-racist-justice-system–our-law-is-not-colourblind?cid=facebook.post.84346494 A Stuff Circuit investigation has delved into 10 years’ worth of data, examining arrest, prosecution, conviction and sentencing records and spoken to a broad…

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