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Aug 28, 2012 Crime Shows and Why Women Love Them
I am a huge fan of crime shows on television. Shows like Criminal Minds, CSI, NCIS, and Law and Order have dominated the television screens of millions of Americans since their inception. I love them for the suspense, intrigue, and the stories of survival.
Jul 09, 2012 Elder Abuse at its Peak in Communities across the United States
Even though National Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15th, has passed, there is no need to put prevailing trends on the back burner. It takes knowledge and a good heart to
Jun 29, 2012 A Big Problem in Small Towns
Over the last decade, we have seen a large increase in population in America’s suburban communities.
Jun 11, 2012 The Impact of Declining Law Enforcement Resources
Public safety officers and police departments play a critical role in crime prevention.
May 30, 2012 Can Anti-Bullying Safeguards Go Too Far?
Last week we spoke about implementing anti-bullying programs in our schools and addressed some challenges around making those programs a success.
May 21, 2012 Overcoming the Challenges Faced in Implementing Bullying
Bullying Prevention Programs in Schools
May 14, 2012 Swindled Seniors - One of America’s Biggest Secrets
Senior Fraud Remains Highest Under reported Crime
Apr 25, 2012 Volunteers in Police Service: Celebrating a Decade of Service
The Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) program is pleased to announce that we will celebrate our 10th anniversary this May!
Apr 11, 2012 Impact of Gang Violence on Businesses and Communities
Many people across the United States understand gang violence
Feb 28, 2012 Do you have nomophobia?
The rise in use of smartphones has resulted in a new fear called nomophobia.
Feb 13, 2012 Teen Domestic Violence Month
On February 14th, of course, we celebrate Valentine’s Day, a day set aside to celebrate and acknowledge those we love.
Feb 06, 2012 New Definition of Rape Changes Crime Reporting Standards
The history of sexual assault was changed in 2012 when Attorney General Eric Holder
Jan 26, 2012 Taking Neighborhood Watch to a New Level
Neighborhood Watch (NW) is a proven, recognizable, and structured
Jan 11, 2012 Monopoly Money
Let’s face it; in times of economic hardship, we could all use just a little bit more money.
Dec 05, 2011 An Inside Look at Reentry
Reentry is a widespread term used to refer to concerns related to the transition of offenders from prison and other institutions to community supervision.
Nov 17, 2011 Holiday Decorations Are Up and So Are Charity Scams
The holidays are known as “the giving season.” It is a time when the amount of donations to charities and organizations increase.
Nov 07, 2011 Pact360
Can Help You Talk With Children And Youth About Drugs and Alcohol
Oct 24, 2011 Halloween Safety on Campus
We all know the Halloween parties that are hosted on campus grounds each year can get hectic sometimes.
Oct 17, 2011 Start Snitching: The Social Taboo of Crime Reporting
The best way to protect ourselves from being victims of crime is to take preventative measures, and to report crimes that are known
Oct 11, 2011 Volunteers in Police Service Support Crime Prevention
At the Volunteers in Police Service Program (VIPS), we agree that safe communities are a thing to celebrate.