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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...
Nov 26, 2007 Sharing What's Important
By now it’s clear that the social networking phenomenon, manifested online in the form of...
Nov 21, 2007 Take A Bite Out Of … Turkey!
On behalf of McGruff the Crime Dog and the National Crime Prevention Council, I’d like...
Nov 20, 2007 The War at Home
Since 1991, the FBI has been collecting statistics on hate crimes committed across the country....
Nov 19, 2007 Valuable Cargo
We’ve written quite a bit about identity theft and its many sources. Earlier this year,...
Nov 15, 2007 Cartoons, Teach? Never…
One of the most amusing aspects of working for the National Crime Prevention Council is...
Nov 14, 2007 Criminalize Violence, Not Affection
First I read that a boy in Pennsylvania had used the Internet to contact the...
Nov 14, 2007 The Young and the Ruined
Identity theft continues to be a pervasive crime with millions of complaints logged each year....
Nov 09, 2007 Inspector Gadget
Although I do a lot of my work online, I am still amazed at how...
Nov 08, 2007 Car Crime: What's In Plain Sight is a Thief's Delight
Most crimes are committed because of opportunity. Take breaking into cars as an example. From...