The recidivists and non-recidivists were expected to differ on several dimensions. Overall, these static variables produced a multiple correlation of. For the recidivists, questions focused on the six month period just prior to the known dynamic risk factors for sex offenders in Prince George event.
Consequently, old information may take on new significance once the offender is known to have re-offended. High agreement but low kappa: II. The final set of analyses examined the predictive validity of the acute items, both alone and in combination with the overall evaluation of priority.
The purpose of this study was to identify factors that could be useful for officers supervising sexual offenders in the community. Garrett, M. The early family background of the recidivists was significantly worse than that of the non-recidivists. It includes items related to age, marital status, and 11 items related to criminal history e.
Seto Eds. When available, evaluators were encouraged to use other sources of information, such as psychological assessments, police reports, specialized testing, previous pre-sentence reports and collateral contacts.
Medroxy-progesterone acetate in the treatment of paraphilic sexual disorders. Law and Human Behaviour, 20, Supervision can only reduce risk, however, when it monitors and addresses factors related to recidivism. Many of the important decisions made by community supervision officers are based on dynamic risk factors amenability to supervision, timing of revocation.
The finding in the current study that a greater number of recidivists than non-recidivists were taking sex drive reducing medications can probably be explained by the officers' desire to intervene in the highest risk cases. Information about interventions was not recorded, but knowledge of the various jurisdictions participating in the study would suggest that few of the offenders would have received more than a minimal amount of treatment.