Archive for March, 2013

25 Mar 2013

Evolution of Policing-Community Oriented Policing Services

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In covering the political era and the evolution into the reform era of policing, we have seen a change in focus from very local control of police, to a higher level of outside influence primarily at the state level. Proceeding into the COPS or community oriented policing service era, the advent of the 1994 Omnibus […]

25 Mar 2013

Campus police investigate ‘Ways to Get Away With Rape’ flyer found at Miami University

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Just read this on Syracuse.com. In the U.S. , rape is an offense taken very seriously so when a flyer titled “Top Ten Ways to Get Away With Rape” was found posted inside of a Miami University dorm, officials and police immediately took action. The flyer, very blatantly, spoke of drugging females and even mentions […]

25 Mar 2013

Does the buck stop with building security? Pizza-delivery rape victim to sue condo board and doorman

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Check out this blog post on Nydailynews.com. A lawsuit being filed by a NYC woman is raising questions about security and accountability. The woman, who was allegedly raped by a delivery boy (who entered her unlocked apartment after a delivery to another resident), is suing the building’s management company (Halstead Property) and condo board, the […]

25 Mar 2013

Violent Crime Rate Increased By 17 Percent in 2011 – Are You Surprised?

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I just read an article on Securitymagazine.com that you may be interested in. The article summarizes the recent increases in the violent crime and property crime rates nationwide, respectively. Each rate has been declining for several years before 2011, when the violent crime rate increased by 17% and the property crime rate increased by 11%. […]

25 Mar 2013

FBI — Wanted By the FBI: Bundled-Up Bandit

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Just read this on FBI.gov. The article summarizes the efforts of the FBI in catching a new most wanted criminal. They are offering a $5,000 reward to help catch a bank robber that they are calling the “bundled up bandit” because he covers himself up with a hoodie, sunglasses and gloves while robbing banks. The […]

25 Mar 2013

Community Policing Problem Solving Era; Evolution of Policing

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We have covered about 150 years of who we are. Bringing us into the era of the 1970’s, we still have many remaining. The last 2 weeks have been fun and educational, and who doesn’t love the old school Dragnet video embeds? To briefly bring you up to speed; The Political Era – 1840 – […]

25 Mar 2013

Campus Security teams – Be on the lookout for new powerful designer drugs that send some ‘to the grave’

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Check out this article on Nydailynews.com. This article talks about a new breed of drug that is dangerous enough to kill its users, yet engineered to be slip through screening at airports and through the mail. Coming from China, Europe and who knows where else, the new drugs have Federal Agents scrambling to try and […]

25 Mar 2013

Tut, tut…Police Seat Belt Use Is Far Under The Estimated National Average!

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I just read an article on Thecrimereport.org that may be of interest to you. This article talks about the fact that police officers across the country seem to be using their seatbelts less than the average person, far less. It notes that 139 officers died during a 28 year period after being thrown through the […]