offender

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offender

n. an accused defendant in a criminal case or one convicted of a crime. (See: defendant, accused)

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As in previous years, male offenders are reconvicted more often, on average, than female offenders.
New figures show there were 3,340 registered sex offenders living in the West Midlands police force area at the end of March 2018.
Just over 4,700 sex offenders live in Wales - an increase of 58.59% compared with eight years ago.
TEESSIDE has a higher proportion of sex offenders than almost anywhere else in England, it can be revealed.
Shifting to an offender-focused approach helps hold violent offenders accountable while keeping the victim's choices, safety, and wellbeing at the center of all decisions.
-- Missouri's tough treatment of sex offenders living outside of prison is sending hundreds of the offenders to neighboring states, where laws are not as stringent, including Illinois.
Wilmington, DE, April 16, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The national sex offender registry allows authorities to keep track of the sex offenders across the United States, and also let people know where they reside.
Police have lost tabs on nearly 500 registered sex offenders in Britain, according to a report.
ISLAMABAD -- Over 3,000 proclaimed offenders (POs), including former military dictator retired Gen Pervez Musharraf, are wanted by the police in connection with various criminal activities.
MERSEYSIDE has one of the highest number of sex offenders living in the region than anywhere else in England and Wales, it has been revealed.