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Jan 10, 2008 Thought Weapons
In the 1990s, the term “going postal” entered the American lexicon; according to wikipedia, the...
Jan 09, 2008 A Cluttered Digital Landscape
Just one week into 2008, the persistent problem of identity theft has already been grabbing...
Jan 08, 2008 Mentoring: A New Year's Resolution To Keep
As the new year gets under way, many of us have made resolutions to improve...
Jan 07, 2008 Some Crime Down in Early 2007
The statistical bonanza continues. Good news came from the FBI today: On average, both violent...
Jan 04, 2008 The Truth About Security Cameras
The recent Omaha mall shooting was recorded on videotape by security cameras at the mall....
Jan 03, 2008 All That Data…
First, happy new year to all of you. I hope your year is off to...
Dec 20, 2007 Holiday Cheer
To everyone who has been celebrating the holidays, and to all of you who will...
Dec 19, 2007 Confidence Artistry Part 2
As a follow-up to yesterday’s blog, I want to include several of the many resources...
Dec 18, 2007 Confidence Artistry Part 1
The notion that “You can’t cheat an honest man (or woman)” just isn’t true. And,...
Dec 17, 2007 Lighting: Not Just for the Holidays
While driving around looking at holiday decorations on houses and buildings, I came across a...
Dec 17, 2007 Be Careful What You Share
In honor of Friday, this will be a short one. Just like most office workers...
Dec 12, 2007 The Color of Money
When techies like me hear “fraud and technology,” I often assume the particulars involve identity...
Dec 11, 2007 Illegal Economics
The last few weeks have been painful for all of us, with shootings in a...
Dec 07, 2007 Scanning for Sex Offenders
Some public schools have embraced a new technology that alerts administrators when a visitor to...
Dec 06, 2007 Selling “Goods” to Teens
As an organization that has focused on child safety for decades, we have dealt with...
Dec 04, 2007 Picking Virtual Pockets
Have you ever seen a movie that’s so bad that, after leaving the theater, you...
Dec 03, 2007 Harsh Penalties Save Lives on the Roadways
When Georgia put some of the country’s most restrictive teen driving laws into effect, parents...
Nov 30, 2007 Sharing For Safety
As a member of NCPC’s illustrious web team, I do my best to keep my...
Nov 30, 2007 A Destroyer of Youth
You might be aware that cyberbullying is a serious problem that affects almost half of...
Nov 28, 2007 Prison: A Sign of Failure
As a crime prevention advocate, I have conflicting feelings about incarceration; while I understand its...