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|Jun 22, 2007||
Leading the Way, States Seek Alternatives to More Prisons
Preventing overcrowding in our prisons is becoming a high priority for some state officials. The Public Safety Performance Project has...
|Jun 20, 2007||
A Graceful Reentry
People like success stories. But we as humans are natural skeptics and would rather assume something doesn’t work unless proven...
|Jun 19, 2007||
"It Isn't Rude, It's Shrewd!": Hanging Up on Telemarketing Fraud
Last month, the Boston Globe exposed the devastation left behind when fraudulent telemarketers prey on the elderly. The CanWest News...
|Jun 18, 2007||
Sliding to Safety
Stopping by the grocery store, I noticed a new prohibition on the door, below the requirements for shoes and shirts:...
|Jun 15, 2007||
Variety Friday: Identity Theft and Phishing
When I lost my wallet last week, I wasn’t worried about the keys that hang off it or my SmartTrip...
|Jun 14, 2007||
Idolize Celebrities’ Crafts, Not Their Actions
Athletes and celebrities have always been role models for kids. But when you consider what these “stars” are doing today,...
|Jun 13, 2007||
America Behind Bars - Part 4
As part of our America Behind Bars series, we have been discussing the increasing number of Americans flowing in and...
|Jun 11, 2007||
A Rare Consensus on Gun Control
After the horrific shooting of 32 students and teachers at Virginia Tech in April of this year, the debate about...
|Jun 08, 2007||
National Internet Safety Month
As our regular readers may have noticed, I’m interested in the Internet. Its creation was a phenomenal achievement and it...
|Jun 07, 2007||
Forecasting a Crime Wave
Washington, DC, Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier has decided to take steps to prevent the usual spike in violence that...
|Jun 06, 2007||
FBI Report: Spike Becomes a Trend
This week, the FBI released its Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report for 2006, which reflected an overall rise in violent...
|Jun 05, 2007||
Is Your Car Cloned?
Last month, after dumping insane amounts of money into my old car to keep it running, I took the leap...
|Jun 04, 2007||
The greatest advance that the Internet has brought us has been the enhanced ability to communicate with one another. Unfortunately,...
|Jun 01, 2007||
Variety Friday: Scams and Spams
One thing is for sure: there’s never a dull moment in cyberspace. Something is always happening, and often, it’s something...
|May 30, 2007||
Commemorating Kidnapped Kids
May 25 is National Missing Children’s Day. It is a day intended to remind us of one of the most...
|May 30, 2007||
Within the past few years, telemarketers have become more than just an annoyance at dinner time. While many represent legitimate...
|May 23, 2007||
The Serious Threat of Cybercrime
Frequently on this blog we have discussed the growing threat of cybercrimes, such as computer hacking and data theft, and...
|May 22, 2007||
States See Online Offenders
The MySpace saga that we’ve been covering for the last six months continues. In October, an intrepid editor at Wired...
|May 21, 2007||
Education as Crime Prevention
As we have pointed out in past articles on this blog, the last couple of decades have seen increased crowding...
|May 18, 2007||
Anonymity has its place. In oppressive regimes, it protects those who speak out against the government. Anonymous critics, at their...