Offender Punishment and Treatment

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What is capital punishment?
the legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime. Examples include the electric chair, lethal injection and hanging.
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What is corporal punishment?
Physical punishment, such as caning or flogging.
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What is the recidivist rate in the UK?
8.11% in London, 8.97% in North West
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What is the current UK prison population for males?
The male prison population is 81,905 (as of week ending Friday 14th November)
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What is the current UK prison population for females?
female prison population is 3,959 (as of week ending Friday 14th November)
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Who is the current justice secretary?
Chris Grayling
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Who is the shadow criminal justice secretary?
Sadiq Khan
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Where is a UK prison which provides care for the criminally insane?
Broadmoor Hospital
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What is restorative justice?
a system of criminal justice which focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the community at large.
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TomCorf

good basic stats, facts and definitions about the UK criminal system 

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