Archive for December, 2012

03 Dec 2012

What Happens When Evacuation Orders are Ignored? | Law Enforcement Today

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I just read an article on Lawenforcementtoday.com that is worth read. Hurricane Sandy clealry caused problems for police and evacuation systems with some media sources coming to some unfavorable conclusions. Whilst there might be some unknown factors that would make it hard to blame anyone for evacuation failures, the city can boast mass communications, including […]

03 Dec 2012

Fake ID scam uncovered as teens use tattoo ink to change date of birth

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Nzherald.co.nz. Teenagers in New Zealand have been altering their driver’s licenses to gain entry into bars. They use tattoo ink to change their birth date and cover it with a thin transparent plastic film. If they peel off the film they can erase the altered text. They’ve […]

03 Dec 2012

Court considers Miranda warning in Kentucky schools

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Just read this on Usatoday.com. A police procedure could become a standard in Kentucky schools. A pending court case could influence matters relating to schools and police with students in trouble. The legal steps of holding a student without the option to leave, could line up with the police version. This would include any rights […]

03 Dec 2012

Forged Documents High On the Central Coast

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Interesting article posted on Kionrightnow.com. A pair were arrested in Salinas, California for making and selling fake IDs and possessing materials to manufacture more. Farm workers must show proper ID in order to work. The farmers are required to verify the IDs and do not possess the tools to test anyway. The California DMV has […]

03 Dec 2012

Boise Police investigate assault on BSU campus

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I just read an article on Idahopress.com that I thought you should read. In light of the recent uptick in campus shootings, Montana gun rights advocates are campaigning for a change in state law that will allow students to carry guns on 14 state college campuses, including in classrooms and dormitories. Gun advocates say the […]

03 Dec 2012

3 Strikes Law Pros And Cons

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In weighing up the 3 strikes law pros and cons I thought it would be best to discuss the latest research project which has looked at this very issue. According to an article in Security Magazine, research by criminologist, Robert Nash Parker, Sociology Professor at University of California, Riverside concludes that “3 Strikes Laws” have […]

03 Dec 2012

How policing evolved from ‘usual suspects’ approach – V interesting article for security and crime buffs

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I just read an article on bbc.co.uk that I thought you should read. Rounding up the usual suspects in Great Britain will soon be a thing of the past according to Prof Levi, Cardiff University’s Professor of Criminology. Rounding up the usual suspects is a form of police work that places blame for crime, any […]

03 Dec 2012

Chicago Police Target “Hot People” In Effort to Stem Murder Increase

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I just read an article on Thecrimereport.org that I thought you should take a look at. It reports that small crimes can be hot in Chicago. Misdemeanors get special attention from police with a study seeming to show that any degree of illegal activity can be connected to bigger crimes. A system showing the frequency […]