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Nov 07, 2007 Mending the Cracks in Policy
As of yesterday, the federal sentencing guidelines regarding crack cocaine charges have been changed. Now,...
Nov 02, 2007 Wild Child
According to recent news reports, a ten-year-old boy may be to blame for one of...
Nov 01, 2007 Exploring the Gray Areas
Earlier this year I wrote a blog post about how our criminal justice system could...
Oct 31, 2007 The Small Scams Add Up
By now, I consider myself somewhat of an expert when it comes to identifying scams...
Oct 30, 2007 All Shook Up
Although I can’t attest to the scientific validity of this measure, I judge society’s health...
Oct 29, 2007 Can 10,000 Men Change "Killadelphia"?
It’s not always easy to convince someone that one person can really make a difference...
Oct 29, 2007 Computer Illiteracy: Now for Thieves
I am significantly more high-tech than many identity thieves, according to a new report [PDF]...
Oct 24, 2007 Unleaded Crime Rates: The Murderous Metal - Part 2
It has been suggested that exposure to lead during childhood years can manifest itself in...
Oct 23, 2007 Bleaching Labels
As a writer, I am acutely aware of the power of labels; calling someone a...
Oct 22, 2007 SWATting, not just for flies
Imagine waking up to the sound of prowlers in your back yard, going to investigate,...
Oct 18, 2007 No More Tickets for Sleeping
Previously, I have written about many different strategies that the city of Los Angeles has...
Oct 16, 2007 Don't Leave Your Door Open to Crime
Recently, I visited a neighborhood in Columbus, OH, to take some pictures to use in...
Oct 15, 2007 Bullying Knows No Borders
Although adults may not worry as much about bullying as they do sexual predators, bullying...
Oct 15, 2007 Casting Too Wide a Net
Cities all across the nation are doing what they can to stem gang violence and...
Oct 15, 2007 Celebrate Crime Prevention Month!
Today is the first day of October and, subsequently, the first day of Crime Prevention...
Oct 12, 2007 We Are Not Powerless To Stop the Shootings
Yesterday, according to the Washington Post, an Ohio high school student brought weapons to school...
Oct 11, 2007 iRobbed
About three weeks ago, I got an iPod. As one of NCPC’s illustrious team of...
Oct 09, 2007 Good News Friday: A Few Less Scammers in your Inbox
Several years ago, I got a particularly amusing scam email. It was from a gentleman...
Oct 05, 2007 Survey Helps Domestic Abuse Victims Help Themselves
Domestic violence is a particularly misunderstood crime. For various reasons, victims often don’t report the...
Oct 03, 2007 Cybercrime is Very … Kind of … Important
According to the FBI’s 2008 budget, the FBI considers cybercrime to be its third-highest priority....