JRSA Forum, September 2013, Volume 31, Number 3
September 2013  Vol. 31, No. 3
 

Contents

NATIONAL SCENE

Consent Decrees and Juvenile Corrections in Arizona: What Happens When Oversight Ends

NICS: Challenges to Mental Health Record Sharing and Recent Congressional Activity

JRSA NEWS

JRSA Hosts Track of Sessions at National Forum

JRSA and NCJA Announce Formal Affiliation

SAC NEWS

New SAC Directors Appointed in Maine and New Mexico

AK - AJSAC Reports on Varied Activities

AZ - SAC and State Partners Honored for Work on Prescription Drug Abuse

IL - Offers New Criminal History and Recidivism Tool and Evaluates Adult Redeploy Program

IA - CJJP Collects School Incident Referral Data to Examine Problem Behaviors

MS - MSSAC Studies Court Attitudes Toward Defendants with Mental Illness

NY - SAC Provides Data Support to Youth Justice Teams

OH - New Research Brief Looks at MJTFs, ARDs, and Victim Recantation

SC - SAC Publishes Studies on Linking Criminal Justice Records, Drug Activity, and Domestic and Sexual Violence

WV - SAC Works With Law Enforcement to Study the Impact of Drug Market Intervention in Charleston & Studies Ways to Improve NIBRS Data









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Karen F. Maline, Editor
Nancy Michel, Managing Editor

JRSA OFFICERS AND STAFF:

Phillip Stevenson, President
Stephen Haas, Vice President
Janeena J. Wing, Secretary/ Treasurer
Lisa Shoaf, Delegate
David Olson, Appointed Delegate
Jackie Vandercook, Past President

Joan C. Weiss, Executive Director

Sandra Dayton, Director of Finance and Administration
Shawn Flower, Research Associate
Karen F. Maline, Director of Member Services
Nancy Michel, Director of Publications
Stan Orchowsky, Research Director
Jason Trask, Program Associate
Lisa Walbolt Wagner, Research Associate
Carrie Williamson, Research Associate

 
 
 
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South Carolina SAC Publishes Studies Linking Criminal Justice Records, Drug Activity, and Domestic and
Sexual Violence

  • Fitting Square Pegs into a Round Hole? An Assessment of the Feasibility of Linking Incident Based Crime Report Information to Criminal History Records through the South Carolina Law Enforcement Information Exchange - This report, published in July 2013, assessed the possibility of using identifying information from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Information Exchange to link crime incident information to criminal history records information. Following a discussion of the problems encountered, the report concludes that such a linking process is not possible.

  • High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A Five Year Overview of Indicators of Illegal Drug Activity in South Carolina - This report (the second edition in a continuing series) provides a statistical overview of illegal drug activity based on analyses of South Carolina Incident Based Re-porting System data from 2007 through 2011, unpublished reports from the South Carolina Department of Corrections and the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole & Pardon Services (both of which re-port by fiscal year) covering the FY 2008 - FY 2012 time period, and information from the National Drug Use and Health Survey for 2009. It provides a statewide overview of indicators of illegal drug activity for each of those data sources over a five-year period, county rankings for a variety of indicators of illegal drug activity for either 2011 or FY 2012 (depending on the data source), and county-level overviews for the 2007 through 2011 time period. It was published in June 2013.

  • By Force and Without Consent: A Five Year Overview of Sexual Violence in South Carolina 2007 - 2011 - This report, the third in a continuing series, provides a statistical overview of sexual violence based on analysis of South Carolina Incident Based Reporting System data from 2007 through 2011. It provides a statewide overview of sexual violence trends from 2007 through 2011, county rankings for a variety of sexual violence measures in 2011, and county-level overviews for the 2007 through 2011 time period. It was published in May 2013.

  • The Rule of Thumb: A Five Year Overview of Domestic Violence in South Carolina 2007 - 2011 - This report is part of an ongoing series that provides a statistical overview of domestic violence based on analysis of South Carolina Incident Based Reporting System data. It provides a statewide overview of domestic violence trends from 2007 through 2011, county rankings for a variety of domestic violence mea-sures in 2011, and county-level overviews for the 2007 through 2011 time period. It was published in April 2013.