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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...
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...