Archive for January, 2013

29 Jan 2013

Man Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Security Guards Inside Hospital

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Check out this blog post on Fremont.patch.com. A 39 year-old Union City man was arrested after threatening to shoot security guards inside Washington Hospital. Najibullah Noory went to visit a family member after visiting hours. When he was asked to leave he became upset and threatened to shoot the officer. No weapons were found on […]

29 Jan 2013

A minority of Americans support gun plan

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Politico.com. The article discusses how thirty nine percent of Americans support the President’s gun plan. Gun Control has been a popular topic lately since the tragic event that occurred in NewTown last month. Thirty nine percent of people polled agree with President Obama and his plan, while […]

29 Jan 2013

Dumb crook of the day tries to teach her 8-year-old to be a thief #dailydumb

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Eideard.com. This puts a whole new spin on take-your-child-to-work day. Tajhma Deary, 32, brought her 8 year old son to a neighbors house to learn the fine art of breaking and entering. She stood by and taught her son how to stick his arm through the mail […]

29 Jan 2013

Suspected Thief Posts His Photo on Victim’s Facebook Page

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Interesting article posted on Mashable.com. A burglar in South Africa may have uploaded his photo to Facebook. James and Barbara McCall discovered their Samsung tablet missing after a burglary at their guesthouse. McCall changed the passwords of his social media sites when he discovered the theft, and discovered the photo of a man he believes […]

28 Jan 2013

Crime Victimization Theories; Does Perceived Social Status Affect It?

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Crime victimization theories abound given that crime, victimization and the motivation for criminal activity are complex and often poorly understood, despite ongoing research by mental health, sociological and criminal justice professionals. Research has brought some of the factors into focus, but has failed as of yet, to determine what causes one person to cross over […]

28 Jan 2013

Debate Of The Week: Crime Victimization & Victimology

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This week we’re discussing victimology and crime victimization. What makes someone susceptible to being a victim of crime? Why do some people turn to crime? What are the predictive signals that need to be recognized in order to help both such outcomes? Here’s The Schedule Chief of Police Scott Silverii discusses theories of victimology in […]

25 Jan 2013

The Case Against Concealed Carry Guns On Campus

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All week we’ve been debating the rights and wrongs of concealed carry guns on campus. For the most part the posts have been supportive of the rights of students to carry guns as a defensive measure to protect against the kind of horrific incident that happened at Virginia Tech just a few short years ago. […]

25 Jan 2013

Best Police Social Media practice across Europe

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I just read an article on Russellwebster.com that I thought you should read. The article discusses how police should use the growing popularity of social media. Social media is growing rapidly and police see it as an effective way to combat crime. There is a growing backlash against this tactic by police. Police have found […]