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  Criminon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Criminon is a secular non proft 501 C3 working with government departments and inmates to reduce recidivism and restore self respect to the inmate.
To date Criminon is now in more than 20 countries around the world with increasing success in turning the criminal attitude and behaviour around to an attitude based on common sense, self respect,responsibility and ethics.
Criminon is wholly secular, does no proselytising of any religion and considers respect of others religious beliefs as a basic tenet of Criminons Courses.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Criminon   (366 words)

 Criminon and the Faith Community Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Criminon™ is one of many groups connecting up with The Department of Juvenile Justice District 5 to help ensure that Florida's youth have the guidance and moral grounding that they will need to survive in today's brutal, materialistically oriented society.
Criminon means "no crime." It is suitable for all ages as it goes right to the heart of what causes a person to commit a crime, which is the loss of their own self-respect.
Criminon tutors are available to meet the scheduling needs of juveniles who are in need of help with their academics.
www.criminon-inc.org /fcn.html   (478 words)

 Criminon: A Workable Rehabilitation Solution - Freedom Magazine published by the Church of Scientology
The Criminon solution to the seemingly impenetrable rock of criminality is based on simple and straightforward truths about the mind and the human spirit.
Criminon receives major assistance from individual members of the Church of Scientology, who have donated substantial time and money to assist in the rehabilitation of criminals and to bring about a saner and safer environment.
Criminon is the alternative to those broad, ineffective methods of psychiatric rehabilitation.
www.freedommag.org /english/vol27I6/page40.htm   (2582 words)

 Criminon South Africa
Criminon (meaning "no crime") is an international, non-profit organisation dedicated to crime prevention and criminal reformation.
Criminon South Africa is a section 21 company and provides the management of the various Criminon organisations around the country.
Criminon is currently delivering its services in 59 facilities around the country, ranging from juvenile centres to maximum security prisons.
www.criminon.co.za   (64 words)

 Criminon - Reducing Crime and Making a Safer Environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Whether delivered in person or through the mails, the Criminon program consists of a series of courses which helps offenders understand the impact of influences in their environment, of the consequences of past choices and how to make better choices in the future.
trained Criminon volunteer supervisors assist the individuals to thoroughly apply these materials, giving them a practical understanding of right and wrong and the satisfactions of ethical or social conduct—in some cases for the first time in their lives.
With 60 to 80 percent reductions in recidivism rates common among Criminon graduates, the program is taking effective measures to return to our communities not hardened criminals primed to commit further anti-social acts, but truly rehabilitated men and women who are able to contribute to the improvement and productivity of society.
www.able.org /criminon.html   (730 words)

 Criminon Programs for Adults
Trained Criminon staff members and volunteers go into the facility on a regular and agreed upon schedule and work with the inmates in a classroom setting.
The courses delivered are the basic Criminon courses as detailed in the Criminon Courses section of this web-site.
Criminon sends him the appropriate course materials, which include the course book and the accompanying lessons and drills.
www.criminon.org /programs/adult.php   (1398 words)

 NAMI California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Criminon executives say that while the Church of Scientology and some of its organizations preach against psychiatry, Criminon focuses on rehabilitating criminals by restoring their self-respect.
Criminon executives said in interviews that the manual, which was kept at the prison’s administrative offices, was outdated.
Criminon is on the list, along with such organizations as Kaiser Permanente Psychiatry and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
www.namicalifornia.org /news_detail.aspx?id=614   (2486 words)

 Criminon Indonesia - Criminon.org
It is licensed by Criminon International to use the crime prevention and criminal rehabilitation technology based on the developments of American writer and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard.
Criminon Indonesia was set up in the beginning of the year 2002, after senior executives of the Ministry of Justice and the national board of Narcotics of Indonesia requested a training program for a group of their correctional staff.
In November and December 2002, Criminon Indonesia in cooperation with its support organization the Association for Better Living and Education office of Asia, based in Sydney Australia, conducted the first training program for 20 individuals from the Ministry of Justice, Department of Narcotics and Criminon Indonesia itself.
www.criminon.org /programs/indonesia.php   (1081 words)

 CRIMINON Criminal Rehabilitation Program - Freedom Magazine - Is there a Solution to the Prison Problem?
Criminon was first established in New Zealand in 1972 as an outgrowth of the Narconon drug rehabilitation program.
Criminon operates both correspondence courses for prisoners—such as those ongoing in 1,400 prisons across the United States—and on-site programs, which vary in their offerings depending on the needs of inmates and the resources of prisons and Criminon volunteers.
Terrenzi’s decision to make the Criminon program her life’s work was influenced by the experience of her twin brother, once a Los Angeles gang member, drug dealer and addict.
www.freedommag.org /english/vol33I1/self-respect.htm   (2463 words)

 Operation Clambake present: Alt.Religion.Scientology Week In Review
Criminon is a subsidiary of the Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE), which is listed among the 114 Scientology-related organizations to which the Internal Revenue Service granted nonprofit status in 1993.
Criminon organizers eventually want to open a Criminon 'community-education center' in D.C. There are three such centers in the United States, all located in California, and Papaheraklis says she has already looked at a couple of potential sites in the city.
With such a center here, Criminon volunteers say, they would be able to offer a full array of Criminon programs, including drug detoxification and rehabilitation, to ex-offenders and their friends and family, as well.
www.xenu.net /archive/WIR/wir6-30.html   (4331 words)

 Criminon Inc. Criminal Rehabilitation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Criminon™ means “no crime.” and is an organization realizing the goal of rehabilitating adult and juvenile offenders.
An international organization based in Los Angeles, California, Criminon has chapters throughout the world.
To learn of the success of Criminon, read the stories of some of its participants.
www.criminon-inc.org   (103 words)

 Wiping Out Crime - Freedom - Voice of Church of Scientology in LA
On-site Criminon programs in prisons and detention centers begin with the Communication Tools Course, with practical instruction in how to communicate and how to face life rather than withdraw from it — the action that preceded and helped to bring about the criminal condition.
A person on the Criminon program soon discovers he is the one in charge of his actions, his life and his destiny.
Criminon graduates who have started successful businesses after leaving prison and who are today crime-free and productive members of society serve as evidence that something indeed can be done about the crime problem.
www.freedominla.org /issue02/page09.htm   (528 words)

 Criminon - Criminal Rehabilitation, Reform & Crime Prevention
Criminon (which means “no crime”) is an international non-profit public benefit corporation dedicated to addressing the causes of criminality and through effective drug detoxification, education and common sense programs restore the criminal’s self-respect thus making them responsible for their actions so that they may become ethical and productive citizens.
Criminon has a network of groups in 17 countries across the globe, delivering Criminon courses and programs in prisons, parole/probation offices, courthouses and re-entry homes.
Criminon is licensed by the Association for Better Living and Education International.
www.criminon.org   (398 words)

 Criminon e-News
Another graduation to be held at Leeuwkop Maximum Prison at the end of February.
Criminon Gauteng are stepping up the supervision standard - revision of training for all supervisors.
When Criminon Gauteng was started early in 1999, delivering "The Way to Happiness" in two prisons in Krugersdorp, few would have thought that this little group would amount to very much.
www.criminon.co.za /newsletter.htm   (500 words)

 A first look at Scientology's Criminon And Narconon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Scientology organization's "Criminon" front group starts, they say, with their mildly religious book "The Way to Happiness" which they publicly claim to be a secular work yet internally e mploy as inviolate religious doctrine.
One of the more disturbing aspects of Criminon is that the Church of Scientology is openly and deliberately attempting to recruit followers from the criminal element.
As far as the "purification rundown" is concerned, that's part of what Criminon inflicts upon prisoners who are in for drug related offenses or for prisoners who have a history of drug use.
www.reprogram.net /criminon.htm   (1770 words)

 Criminal Reform - The Criminon program - Serving the Community and its needs - A guidebook - Presented by the Church of ...
The Criminon program materials include The Way to Happiness booklet, a common-sense moral code that students soon find profoundly changes their lives for the better.
Jenny, arrested for drug possession, described the Criminon program as the turning point that “changed my life.” Today she is off drugs, taking care of her children and employed.
Criminon is active in a number of countries, including Australia, England, Hungary, Mexico, Italy, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium and Russia.
community.volunteerministers.org /page34.htm   (409 words)

 Criminon celebrates its 7th anniversary
Criminon delivers every week to in excess of 100 inmates spread throughout the prison system from Scotland down to The Isle of Wight.
Chief Inspector Thomas said, “Things like Criminon bring a different perspective to where people take responsibility for their own actions and actually go ahead and remove that criminal lifestyle which is absolutely crucial and helps us massively in our business.
In the UK, Criminon courses are run on a correspondence basis and it is the trained tutors who help the inmates.
www.pressbox.co.uk /detailed/Education/Criminon_celebrates_its_7th_anniversary_7780.html   (533 words)

 Groups Tackle Social Crises - Freedom Magazine - Scientology in Los Angeles
The Criminon Criminal Reform and Crime Prevention Programs address the “revolving door” of crime so evident in communities and jails today, with overcrowded prisons and repeat incarcerations the ordinary.
The purpose of Criminon programs is to reestablish the criminal’s self-respect, not to punish.
Criminon today operates in 26 countries, with programs in more than 1,400 prisons.
www.freedominla.org /issue05/page03a.htm   (845 words)

 The Way to Happiness - Police Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Criminon graduates at the Occoquan Facility were so impressed with the program that they have become Criminon volunteers, with the intention of helping their fellow inmates achieve similar life-changing results.
Criminon is dedicated to criminal rehabilitation and the prevention of criminality by educating individuals and helping them restore their self respect so that they become ethical and productive members of society.
Criminon was granted tax exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
twth.org /school_police-police-pgms.html   (945 words)

 Schizophrenia Daily News Blog: Mentally Ill Prison Rehab Programs
The Los Angeles Times has a news story on how Criminon International (a Scientology associated group that works in many countries of the world) is providing an "anti-psychiatry" rehabilitation program in one of the California prisons.
Criminon, based in Lewes Road, runs a number of correspondence courses for prisoners, and its work is to be evaluated by senior lecturer in law at the university of Kent at Canterbury, Dr Deborah Cheney.
Criminon Ireland - run by self-confessed German-born Scientologist Katrin Ruckert - is offering inmates courses based on the teachings of the late L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Scientologists.
www.schizophrenia.com /sznews/archives/001874.html   (1925 words)

 State: Scientology program may fall to budget ax
The program, known as Criminon, was quietly added to the state budget by one powerful legislator: Rep. Gus Barreiro, a Miami Beach Republican.
At Barreiro's request, the director of Criminon International in Los Angeles, Greg Capazorio, spoke at a workshop meeting of Barreiro's committee in February.
He said Criminon teaches life skills to hard-core inmates to restore their self-esteem, deal with anger management and prepare them for life on the outside, as it does in New York and Rhode Island.
www.sptimes.com /2005/05/26/State/Scientology_program_m.shtml   (714 words)

 SocietyGuardian.co.uk | Society | Letters: Helping prisoners back into society
We in Criminon have been offering our programmes to inmates of HM prisons for close to 10 years now and it is because of the effectiveness of our programmes that we have continued.
A number of Criminon courses are accredited by a valid and respected college network - which counts as college accreditation for the prisoner, very useful to someone facing what can be an uphill struggle to be accepted back into society upon being released.
The Criminon courses effectively reduce re-offending, in alignment with the National Offender Management Systems and the Partners in Reducing Re-offending initiative, in which Criminon is an active partner.
society.guardian.co.uk /crimeandpunishment/story/0,8150,1652475,00.html   (247 words)

 Scientology's Narconon and Criminon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Two such organizations are the "Narconon®" and "Criminon®" front groups, identified by the U. IRS in 1993 as two tentacles of the deliberately complex Scientology octopus.
That effort continues and the results of that effort to expose the dangers of Scientology's Criminon front are provided in a web site which is offered as a link here.
The use of these trademarks are applied according to United States Fair Use doctrine and according to WIPO domain name Fair Use requirements.
www.narconon.ws   (453 words)

 Remarkable Results - Successful Rehabilitation of Today's Criminals - A Fire on the Cross - Freedom Magazine Published ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Another stated, “As a result of the Criminon course my attitude toward life has changed and the relationship I have with all people is a lot better.
Without Criminon taking the time to instill values and ethics into the lives of lost souls, I would still be living a life of confusion and ignorance.
Criminon’s contributions were summed up by James Jacob, Supervising Detention Officer of the Los Angeles Juvenile Hall where a successful program has been in operation since March 1994.
religious.humanrightsfreedom.org /page32b.htm   (289 words)

 Criminon - L. Ron Hubbard - Humanitarian - Road to Self-Respect
A fairly modest venture, funded from LRH lecture fees, it was manned by members of London’s Hubbard Association of Scientologists and aimed at the rehabilitation of English juvenile delinquents.
Inspired by the extraordinary success of LRH technology in the rehabilitation of inmates – particularly drug addicts – at an Arizona state prison, Criminon officially opened in New Zealand in 1967.
The Criminon program is served by a volunteer pool of more than a hundred course instructors, some working directly with inmates, particularly juveniles, while others administer correspondence courses.
humanitarian.lronhubbard.org /crim1.htm   (160 words)

 Crime prevention and reform, criminal rehabilitation programmes from Criminon United Kingdom
Criminon organisations worldwide provide the programme using courses that address some of the key factors that are known to cause criminality; such as lack of self respect, illiteracy and a lack of moral values.
Criminon UK runs these courses in prison using a distance learning format.
CRIMINON and the CRIMINON logo are trademarks and service marks owned by Association for Better Living and Education International and are used with its permission.
www.criminon.org.uk   (329 words)

 Scientology faces ban over jail infiltration Jan. 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
However, Harry Fletcher, from the National Association of Probation Officers, said the circulation of Church of Scientology literature to prisoners and people on probation was "extremely worrying".
The leaflets are being circulated by Criminon UK, the charity which runs the sect's drugs programme.
Criminon says it treats up to 200 prisoners a week.
www.lermanet.com /scientologynews/england/uknarc1-01.htm?FACTNet   (180 words)

 Reducing Crime Through Criminon Western United States - utilizing the research discoveries made by L. Ron Hubbard
The California State Assembly has recently honored inmate firefighters for their efforts in fighting fires for the year 2003— one of the worst fire sieges in California history.
I am a firm believer that each and every one of us has a light source within us and it is up to us how bright it shines.
I've picked up the pieces that lay scattered within and began constructing the puzzle that has been my life, incorporating virtues like temperance, morality and tenacity— for they are safeguards that are uncompromising and unyielding.
www.criminonwus.org /Newsletter.aspx?page=42   (461 words)

 Criminon California - Change of Status Per IRS
3) Funds flowing from the cult to Criminon are not to be considered funds spent for charitable or religious purposes.
For an organization, such as Scientology, to be considered tax-exempt non-profit, it must spend all its excess money exclusively on religious and/or charitable purposes.
And Criminon better not be officially linked to Scientology, as it's now not a charitible organization any more.
www.holysmoke.org /cos/criminon-not-tax-exempt.htm   (641 words)

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