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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 Virtual Violations
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 Dirty Business
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 Cowards Anonymous
Anonymity has its place. In oppressive regimes, it protects those who speak out against the government. Anonymous critics, at their...
May 17, 2007 But Can an Infant Pull a Trigger?
When I first read about baby Howard Bubba Ludwig, I thought I was having my first hallucinatory episode. Eleven-month-old Bubba...
May 16, 2007 Disarming Inmates
Society seems to believe that violence is inevitable in our over-crowded prison systems. Faced with limited resources, inmates have been...
May 15, 2007 Little Kids, Big House
A recently released study by the Campaign for Youth Justice in Washington found that as many as 200,000 youth are...