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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...
Aug 13, 2007 Does It Add Up?
How much danger are young people in when they go online? Are they in greater...
Aug 13, 2007 Courtrooms Play Host to the War on Gangs
Deadly shootings and drug dealing are just two of the problems that gangs bring to...
Aug 08, 2007 Violence Behind Dog Fighting Does Not End in the Pit
I grew up learning how to respect, love, and care for all types of animals...
Aug 07, 2007 A Safe Surrender
A couple of years ago, a U.S. Marshal from Ohio by the name of Peter...
Aug 06, 2007 National Night Out: Millions Strong and Counting
We are less than one month away from this year’s National Night Out (NNO) which...
Aug 03, 2007 Disturbing Study: Kids at Greater Risk
A study by the U.S. government of inmates convicted of either the possession or distribution...
Aug 01, 2007 Corporate America Does Prison
Move over, airlines and healthcare, and let's shine the spotlight on a more unusual profitable...
Jul 27, 2007 Breaking the Habit
A report released by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) earlier this...
Jul 27, 2007 An Eternal Sentence for Juvenile Sex Offenders
You know how you can check your state’s sex offender registry to find the name,...
Jul 25, 2007 Children: Unaware Victims
Imagine being in major debt before you can even vote. Such is the case for...
Jul 17, 2007 Yours Truly, Sir Dunk N. Donut
My last blog entry discussed how the people you hand your credit card to may...
Jul 16, 2007 Offenders Pay Back the Planet
As incarceration rates continue to rise, states are struggling to provide enough beds for those behind bars, and legislators increasingly...
Jul 12, 2007 Dangerous Drinks
On college campuses across the country, every weekend looks about the same. Bars and frat houses are packed with students...
Jul 11, 2007 Driving a Stake Through the Community
With Congress having failed to resolve the country’s simmering immigration issues, local governments are taking the situation into their own...
Jul 10, 2007 The Murderous Metal
A persistent scientific theory that suggests that crime rates are directly associated with exposure to lead is gaining some new...