Archive for March, 2013

26 Mar 2013

If you are using social media to alert your community to crime or emergency alerts you should read this

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Check out this blog post on Connectedcops.net. If you are an active social media user and you enjoy sharing information with your friends and relatives, one of the useful things you can do while online is inform your community about crime and/or emergency happening in your environment. The whole idea does not cost much and […]

26 Mar 2013

Class on school shootings aids Shelby County’s 911 dispatchers

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Just read this on Commercialappeal.com. This article discusses some elements which can arise in a school shooting situation, and describes how a class given to 911 dispatchers can help to increase their performance while working in these situations. The nature of the class itself is explained, and feedback comments on the class are given by […]

26 Mar 2013

In A City With A Murder Problem Why Are Small Complaints At The Top?

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Check out this blog post on Crimeanalystblog.net. This article about the murder crime situation in Chicago, IL, includes author opinion, as well as statements made from Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. The superintendent goes on to give his address on how to go about solving the problems of big crime issues in the Windy City. […]

26 Mar 2013

Murders by Firearms Lower than that of Alcohol

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Interesting article posted on Mylifeofcrime.wordpress.com. This article evaluates some ways in which alcohol has been proven to be more deadly than firearms. It begins with FBI death toll stats which support its case. Also, situational issues are compared between gun and alcohol use such as how little alcohol prohibition was able to do to stop […]

26 Mar 2013

If you’re a campus security pro be on the lookout for this scam – FBI arrest Man stuffing ATMs with fake cash

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Interesting article posted on Usnews.nbcnews.com. Gene Carlo Pena, 26 was arrested this week after he admitted that he stuffed ATMs with counterfit money. Pena worked for the company that was in charge of servicing ATMs in Manhattan. The counterfeit bills that Pena was using, were blank on one side and authorities believe they were meant […]

26 Mar 2013

12-year Old Child Stopped Armed Robber in Turkey

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Watch this on Youtube.com. If you are planning to rob a jewelry in Turkey, plan ahead and make sure there are no 12-year old boys in it because they might ruin your otherwise perfect plan of becoming instantly rich. This video surveillance shows that 12-year old boys might not be strong enough, but they surely […]

26 Mar 2013

2010 Dumb Criminals-Arsonist Sets Self On Fire

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This short two minute video from Youtube.com shows one more dumb criminal who goes from being an arsonist to being a man of fire in a matter of seconds. When he tried to break into a store during the night and set it on fire, he caused an explosion within the store. After only a […]

26 Mar 2013

Idiot of the Day: Stupid Criminal

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This short video from Youtube.com tells a story about how dumb you need to be in order to try to rob the store that has the word spy in its title. The unfortunate idiot thieves were captured on no less than 17 different camera on multiple angles making this particular police job very easy. The […]