Oregon Board Says Those Found Criminally Insane Rarely Commit New Crimes. The Numbers Say Otherwise.
The Psychiatric Security Review Board questioned how many people it discharged from state custody returned to crime. But it did not share its findings or change policies even as former clients killed or raped.
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Justice in an Indiana County
Public Housing Failures
PTSD in First Responders
Lawmakers’ Conflicts of Interest
West Virginia’s Natural Gas Industry
Repeat Attacks After Pleading Insanity
Nuke Lab Workers Getting Sick