Archive for November, 2012

26 Nov 2012

Student Expelled for Refusing Location Tracking RFID Badge – Are you for or against this?

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Infowars.com. The article details how Andrea Hernandez is being taken out of John Jay High School in San Antonio. Basically a new rule has been introduced requiring students to wear a RFID badge that would constantly track their movements. The battle to not have to wear the […]

26 Nov 2012

Securing Your Facility, What Works?

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The field of facility security is a vast, constantly changing challenge for professionals tasked with ensuring that physical structures, the content of those structures and personnel working at facilities are protected. Technological advances in cameras, sensors, ID badges, computer security, both hardware and software and even training for security professionals evolve so quickly that by […]

26 Nov 2012

It’s Official: FBI Says Violent Crime Reports Down 3.8% in 2011

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Thecrimereport.org. The FBI has released its crime report for 2011, and it brings some good news, with overall crime down 3.8 percent, and robberies and burglaries going down 3.9 and 4 percent respectively. However, the report does conflict with other studies done according to the National Crime […]

26 Nov 2012

If you were on a jury would u believe a jailhouse snitch who received a big sentence reduction in exchange for their testimony?

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Interesting article posted on Crime.about.com. A 10 year old case has been reopened thanks to the confession of the defendant Geralyn Graham to fellow inmates. The missing child, Rilya Wilson was Grahams foster child and she had been missing for well over a year before she was reported missing by DCF caseworker, Deborah Muskelly. Muskelly […]

26 Nov 2012

Police car stolen from Cleveland school district – someone is in for a surprise arrest #DailyDumb

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Cleveland.com. A brazen thief in Cleveland, Ohio stole an unmarked police car from the municipal bus depot on November 5. The vehicle was a black Ford Crown Victoria, a make and model that is ubiquitously employed by police departments nationwide. There were no weapons inside, but a […]

26 Nov 2012

St Neots burglar caught after his ID card was found near crime scene – #DailyDumb

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Check out this article on Huntspost.co.uk. Determined burglar, Scott Mobbs, was arrested in Eaton Ford, England after two consecutive nights of breaking into a convenience store through the roof. The roof was repaired after the first attempt, but the on next night, Mobbs called a friend and achieved his goal. Police responded to an alarm […]

23 Nov 2012

Texas City May Scan All Entering Vehicles As Crime-Fighting Tool

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Interesting article posted on Thecrimereport.org. There is growing debate among motorists of Sugarland TX about upcoming legislation that will allow police surveillance cameras to scan vehicles. Officials want to place around 200 cameras at all entrances of the city to scan license plates against a police database to check for stolen vehicles and motorists that […]

23 Nov 2012

Oklahoma Prepares for Open Carry Gun Law – NYTimes.com

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Just read this on Nytimes.com. Recently Oklahoma has passed an open carry gun law. Anyone who is licensed to carry a concealed firearm can chose to carry the weapon out in the open. A group of men who are supporters of Oklahoma Open Carry Association will mark this occasion by wearing an unconcealed handgun while […]