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Childhood Antecedents of Incarceration and Criminal Justice Involvement Among Homeless Veterans

Although criminal justice involvement and incarceration are common problems for homeless veterans, few studies have examined childhood risk factors for criminal justice involvement among veterans. This study examines the association between three types of childhood problems, family instability, conduct disorder…

On the Prevalence of Veteran Deaths in State Prisons

This article presents the first look at the prevalence of veteran deaths in state prisons using data from the National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP). We find that overall veterans are not statistically more likely than non veterans to die in…

A Social Capital Approach to Assisting Veterans Through Recovery and Desistance Transitions in Civilian Life

While only a minority of veterans experience transitional difficulties after military service, there is increasing recognition of the unique challenges that some veterans face, including involvement with the criminal justice system, mental health problems and substance misuse. There is growing…

Former Armed Forces personnel in the Criminal Justice System

As we commemorate the centenary of World War 1 and the official withdrawal of UK military troops from Afghanistan, the fate of former armed forces personnel has come into sharp focus once again. Most of the current generation of personnel…