Archive for December, 2012

27 Dec 2012

Publicity Of Criminal Trials

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The publicity of criminal trials sometimes makes criminals even more famous than celebrities. This is how our justice system compensate for the lack of punishment. CHANGE THIS:

21 Dec 2012

University announces new safety policies for spring semester

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Interesting article posted on Dailytrojan.com. The University of Southern California Department of Public Safety will implement new security measures effective beginning of the 2013 Spring semester after the Halloween shooting on campus that injured four people. New measures include fingerprint scanners for students to enter on-campus housing, closing the campus from 9pm to 6am, and entrance [...]

21 Dec 2012

Facility Security – Effective Patrol Techniques

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We have all seen dramatic TV shows and movies depicting criminal masterminds plotting to target banks and other high level secured facilities by timing down to the second when guards patrol, the number of guards and how long it takes to get from one point to another, without being detected. It makes for great entertainment, [...]

20 Dec 2012

Electronic Student ID Tracking Has One Student Fighting Back

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I’ve been monitoring the on-going story about Texas high school student Andrea Hernandez for some time with interest. The young sophomore is refusing to wear her school ID card because the card allows school authorities to track his movements and location and the case has ended up in the courts. Whilst I understand the young [...]

20 Dec 2012

Pay For Crime Quote

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The city and crime go together like a hand in a glove and to live in the city you have to pay for crime one way or another! Why is this so? What do you think is lacking in the justice system? Share this photo with your friends and comment below. Use this photo on [...]

20 Dec 2012

Indiana School Safety Adapts After National Incidents

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Just read this on Indianapublicmedia.org. As school systems across the country re-examine their safety policies, it may be worth examining a model created by the Indiana Department of Education. The Indiana DOE formed a school safety specialist academy in 1999. This academy trains specialists all year round and has established a network of trained specialists [...]

20 Dec 2012

Rethinking school safety in the wake of the Connecticut massacre | MinnPost

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I just read an article on Minnpost.com that I thought you should read. Since last Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut, many Americans are examining school security with a closer eye. Countries like Mexico and Israel have military-like defenses around their schools, including barbed wire, but there are still gaps in security. The idea of creating [...]

19 Dec 2012

City Officials To Meet Monday on School Safety

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Check out this blog post on Woburn.patch.com. Woburn city and school officials can work together to help strengthen ties with each other and the community. They feel there is a good support system in place. Improvements can always be made. They hope to support, educate and communicate any new development to the parents of school [...]

19 Dec 2012

Gaston County reviews school safety measures

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Gastongazette.com. Since last Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut, many school systems like Gaston County are reviewing their safety and security plans with local authorities. Gaston County already has the lowest campus crime rate in all of North Carolina. In addition to pro-active approaches such as good citizenship [...]

19 Dec 2012

BUSU and Campus Security go mobile – Internal News – Brock University News – The Brock Press – Brock University

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Check out this blog post on Brockpress.com.  Brock University Students Union and Campus Security have developed a Campus Security Hotline App for quick access to Campus Security in case of emergency of any kind. While accessible by campus landline phones (and the extension 3200), most students need to use their cellphones. This app is now [...]