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Should convicted criminals be allowed to join the Armed Forces?

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    Yes, give them a chance
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    This is something I feel quite strongly upon, and I believe that people that have served their time should also be able to serve their country if they so wish.

    I know a couple of people who were in my year, who have been dealt a rough hand by the Army in particular. One could not join because of a minor drugs offence and the other was kicked out because he brawled with another soldier.

    In my opinion they both should have been able to join/carry on in the Army (with a little Army justice for the brawler maybe), so what do the good and honest people of TSR think on this matter?

    Well if not, most of the Parachute Regiment would be out :P Drugs offences are a bit more serious though.

    Once they've paid the penalty for the crime, sure.

    Anyway, I thought they can? Rehabilitation of offenders, and all that.
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