Non Recidivism Essay

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Recidivism & Non-recidivism Mark Adler Southern New Hampshire University 5-14-2017 Developmental Factors In Relation To Recidivism and Non-Recidivism among Military Delinquents Introduction The main purpose of this article is addressing the issues that relates to the unusual state of re-committing other criminal offences after being punished by the crime (recidivism) and non-recidivism developmental factors among the army officer who happen to be defiant to the set rules and regulations of the military (Cyrus W. Lagrone 1947). The army defiant officers are called delinquents. Some of the key types of crimes that are committed by both army recidivists and non-recidivists include misdemeanors (refers to the crime that is…show more content…
Military recidivism is over 72% compared to 43% of the non-recidivists after being reprimanded by the court systems. For example AWOL offence was over 86% among the army recidivists as opposed to 49 percent of the other side of offenders. AWOL refers to being absent without official leave (Cyrus W. Lagrone 1947). It a military mistake committed by individuals without intention of deserting anything in the force. The author was able to prove the fact that larceny among the non-recidivists was higher. When it comes to re-committing offences, age is not a big determining factor. The author was able to point out the fact that for both recidivists and no-recidivists, they were aged (Cyrus W. Lagrone 1947). Another key finding in this article is the civilian arrest of recidivists before entering the army. The author points out that over 76% of recidivists were arrested as compared to 46% of the non-recidivists. The nature of offense seems to increase in the case of the recidivists as compared to the non-recidivists. For example, both convictions for felonies and juvenile offences favored recidivists more as compared to non-recidivists (Cyrus W. Lagrone 1947). Weaknesses of the

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