Archive for February, 2013

18 Feb 2013

A New Kind of Active Shooter

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I just read an article on Lawenforcementtoday.com that might interest you. After an onslaught of tragedy, from Sandy Hook to Columbine, a far more dangerous “Active Shooter” has recently been known to the public, a former LAPD officer named Christopher Dormer. His motive for his disgruntled actions are simply for pure revenge, and he has […]

15 Feb 2013

Governors Balance Pardons With Politics

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Interesting article posted on Pewstates.org. The ‘Governors Balance Pardons With Politics’, speaks of the problem of balancing political interest and stability with the responsibility to pardon. There has been an ongoing trend of reluctance on the part of those with the power to do so, to invoke their power to pardon because of the possibility […]

15 Feb 2013

11 on GPS monitoring charged with violent crimes

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I just read an article on Washingtonpost.coml that I thought you should read. The article is about eleven people have been charged with violent crimes that were monitored by GPS after being released from jail. This brings added scrutiny to electronic monitoring and questions its effectiveness. A particular offender name Mr. Hale, that shot two […]

15 Feb 2013

Hadiya Pendleton’s slaying in Chicago’s North Kenwood

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I just read an article on Chicagotribune.com that I thought you should read. The article is about Hadiya Pendleton’s murder in Chicago’s North Kenwood. The shooting of the fifteen year old girl has shocked the nation because she took part in the inauguration of the President in January. She was a very good student and […]

15 Feb 2013

Crime map is just a click away

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Check out this blog post on Vindy.com. A local crime map will be just a click away for the residents of one town. The Youngstown Police Department has begun a partnership with Behavioral Analysis and Intelligence Resources to provide online crime mapping technology for the public. The advent of computers have changed the way law […]

15 Feb 2013

Stupid Criminals Call 911 On Themselves?!?! #dailydumb

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Just read this on Apexselfdefense.wordpress.com. This article provides an amusing look at two criminals who called 911 while committing a crime. The stories demonstrate the absurd stupidity of some criminals when perpetrating their legal violation. One calls 911 for legal advice about the crime he is committing. The other calls 911 when a homeowner arrives […]

14 Feb 2013

This House Would Not Censor Hate Speech On College Campuses

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As with any debate you have to consider both sides of the argument. This week we’ve been debating hate speech at length and whether it should be censored. Well today I’d like to bring you this infographic which takes the argument a point further and looks at the specific example of whether we should censor […]

14 Feb 2013

New FBI Statistics Show Increase in Criminal Activity

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Interesting article posted on Securitymagazine.com. According to new FBI statistics that were just released, the was a 1.9% increase in violent crimes reported by law enforcement agencies from the first six months of 2011 to first six months of 2012. At the regional level, the biggest jump in violent crimes was in the west at […]