Archive for March, 2013

11 Mar 2013

Things Not to Say in a Police Station

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Now that you know what to say in a Police Station here are some things you should definitely avoid. Best to cover your lips than say some of these! Copy and paste the below code to use this graphic on your blog:

11 Mar 2013

Debate Of The Week: The Evolution of Policing in America

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This week we are looking at the evolution of policing in America and the rich history of law enforcement throughout the United States. While our roots are closely tied to England, U.S. policing has experienced three major evolutionary eras. Before tuning out with, “Not another history lesson,” these are the interesting aspects influencing who we […]

08 Mar 2013

Police Trail Youth Before the Crime

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Check out this blog post on Nytimes.com. Police in New York City have recently begun an intervention program to help minimize robberies. They approach teenagers who are likely, based on past criminal records, to commit crimes before they commit them, and provide outreach to them. The hope is that they will then transmit the message […]

07 Mar 2013

How are police cameras on Syracuse’s Near West Side working so far?

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I just read an article on Syracuse.comthat might interest you. Researchers are analyzing how security cameras are impacting neighborhoods with neighborhood watch groups. Early research showed a correlation between security cameras and a decrease in crime, but some analysts claim that the research period was too short. Recently, Syracuse police have claimed many successes with […]

07 Mar 2013

Texas police often powerless to keep guns seized from mentally ill

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Interesting article posted on Houstonchronicle.com. The article discusses how the police in Texas are often powerless to keep guns away from the mentally ill. Police chiefs across the state wish more could be done with keeping the mentally ill away from guns, but now there is little they can do. The police want legislation passed […]

07 Mar 2013

Why Two Mass Shootings Will Not Change Swiss Gun Culture

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on World.time.com. This article is about the current status on gun control laws in Switzerland and whether or not they should be changed due to recent shootings. Although some wish to moderate the sales of firearms, many wish to continue on with the way the government has the […]

07 Mar 2013

Man Escapes From Jail After Arrest To Make It To Court #dailydumb

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Check out this article on Ricoandmambo.com. This article is about a man in Kentucky who was first arrested for a DUI on a Tuesday. The criminal already had prior charge for domestic violence and was scheduled to appear in the court the following day. While being detained for DUI arrest and processed at jail he […]

07 Mar 2013

Federal Background Records Stall Senate Gun Control Deal

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Check out this article on Securitymagazine.com. The Senate continues to have difficulties arriving at an agreement on gun control. Gun control advocates want background checks on private gun sales as well as records kept for each sale, but the gun lobby feels that this could be a step towards government confiscation of legal guns. Separate […]