In 2003 there were 3987 people serving life sentences in Canada. Out of those, only 60% were actually incarcerated. This means that in 2003 there were nearly 1600 people serving out their life sentences in the community. (Source Corrections Canada)
May 8, 2011
Do you believe that violence portrayed in the media desensitizes people to the effects of violence, thereby contributing to aggressive tendencies, attitudes and beliefs of the individual?