Early offenders more likely to become career criminals

    As details emerge about Daniel Giddings, the man who killed Philadelphia police officer Patrick McDonald, city officials, police, and criminal justice experts are asking if and how the murder could have been prevented. Giddings was charged with his first violent crime as a child – and had been since been in constant trouble with the law . From WHYY’s Behavioral Health desk, Maiken Scott reports:

    As details emerge about Daniel Giddings, the man who killed Philadelphia police officer Patrick McDonald, city officials, police, and criminal justice experts are asking if and how the murder could have been prevented. Giddings was charged with his first violent crime as a child – and had been since been in constant trouble with the law. From WHYY’s Behavioral Health desk, Maiken Scott reports:

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