Cases like this in parts of America would result in a Life prison sentenceDescribed as “a third strike burglar and then some”, he was jailed for three years in 2009, 42 months in 2011 and four years in 2014. In 2011 he posed as a council worker checking the boiler at an elderly woman’s home to steal £300. In 2014 claimed to be a window cleaner as he befriended a 79-year-old woman with dementia to steal her bank card and withdraw £580. Simon Walker, defending, said Dunn was candid with police and there were “significant concerns” about his mental health. He said Dunn was on suicide watch in prison, had harmed himself, was not coming out of his cell and had not eaten for three days.
Serial criminals (like the guy above) who commit one crime after another are not going to be rehabilitated are they? they have no interest in being rehabilitated no matter how many chances! the UK needs to learn lessons from the USA Three strikes and you're out yes it would cost a fortune and no, no governemnt is going to vote it in, only in the USA