dangerous offender


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dangerous offender

n
(Law) US and Canadian an offender who is deemed by a court of law to be likely to engage in further violent conduct, and who thus becomes eligible for an indefinite prison sentence
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"Dangerous offender" Stephen Allen raped a young girl and also attacked her on other occasions - using the youngster as a "sexual plaything".
Detective Inspector Phil Mahon said: "It is pleasing to see a dangerous offender and two potentially lethal weapons removed from the streets of Merseyside.
Barry Keay Deemed as a dangerous offender by the judge, Keay was also given an extended licence period of six years, meaning he could spend up to 21 years behind bars.
A"DANGEROUS offender" who lured a woman to a train station car park and raped her has been jailed for more than 12 years.
Dangerous offender Darrell Peter Moosomin was taken into custody Sunday evening without incident.
We taken a very dangerous offender out of circulation tony He used his local churches in north London and Kent as stepping stones into the communities and once there, groomed the children, mainly aged between three and 12.
Teachers at Scoil Chronain cannot be faulted either for alerting parents over this particularly dangerous offender.
Under Oregon law, a person can be labeled a dangerous offender if he or she has committed a serious felony and has been found to have a severe personality disorder that is likely to lead to other violent crimes.
McDade, of Aylesbury, gave birth to a son in February 2009 after a relationship with Nelson Delgado, then 21, described as a "dangerous offender".
Brian Ben, 51, of Loon Lake First Nation, has been named a dangerous offender by Meadow Lake provincial court judge Lorna Dyck.
I consider you pose a very significant risk to the public and are a dangerous offender."
Provincial Court Judge Ernie Walter ruled Yellowknee's offence was liable to at least 10 years impsonment as part of his repetitive, dangerous behaviour, but he used his discretion to rule out sentencing him as a dangerous offender.
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