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This is the feed from NCPC's TypePad based blog, Prevention Works

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....
Sep 28, 2007 Our Domestic Arms Race
Normally, blog posts here at Prevention Works tend to be relatively light on Fridays. However,...
Sep 28, 2007 Cyberbullying PSA Contest: Call for Entries
Well folks, NCPC has successfully completed its move across the Potomac River from Washington, DC,...
Sep 26, 2007 Violent Crime Increases for Second Straight Year
According to this year's Crime in the United States report, violent crime continued to rise...
Sep 25, 2007 Higher Prevention
After tragic events, the question I always hear loudest is “How could this have been...
Sep 24, 2007 Prevention Education
Given a choice of how my tax dollars are spent, all things being equal, I’d...
Sep 14, 2007 NCPC Is Moving
After 24 years in downtown Washington, DC, NCPC is moving out of the city. Our...
Aug 28, 2007 Rapid Access to Crime Reports
How long does it take a police officer or sheriff’s deputy to put in his...
Aug 27, 2007 Putting Cities to the Test
Oregon State University researchers have figured out how to test entire communities for drugs using...
Aug 27, 2007 Bad Publicity Brings Good Results
Have you ever wondered about the motivation behind assigning certain criminals nicknames? For example, a...
Aug 27, 2007 Lose Your "Cool," Keep Your Kids
I can’t imagine that it is easy raising a child. Even more daunting might be...
Aug 27, 2007 Where Have All the Leaders Gone?
Just last week, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released somber figures regarding the victimization...
Aug 24, 2007 Community Corrections
Since I began blogging about crime prevention, I have been fascinated by alternative sentencing plans,...
Aug 14, 2007 Failure to Communicate: Addressing Issues Faced by the Deaf Community
While reading a recent article in the National Institute of Justice Journal about a study...