Archive for March, 2013

25 Mar 2013

Body of missing University of Florida student is identified

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Check out this blog post on CNN.com. Human remains found by hunters last week in Levy County, Florida, have been identified as those of Christian Aguilar, a student at the University of Florida who went missing September 20th. Eight days after Aguilar went missing, Pedro Bravo was charged with first-degree murder. Bravo told investigators he […]

25 Mar 2013

Maine Brothel Case Issue: Should The Media Publish Names Without Verification? Where Do You Stand?

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Check out this article on Thecrimereport.org. The release of the names of men charged with being clients of a brothel in Maine, including former South Portland Mayor James Soule, has created havoc as the lack of addresses or date of birth has made it impossible to verify exactly who was accused, and who merely shares […]

25 Mar 2013

Church Security Officers – Where do u stand on this: Gun-Rights Group Asks Supreme Court to Allow Firearms in Places of Worship

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I just read an article on Thecrimereport.org that might interest you. The article summarizes the actions a gun-rights group is taking to allow guns into their places or worship. The Georgia-based group is appealing to the Supreme Court since the U.S. Courts of Appeals and the Circuit Courts are split on the issue. They are […]

25 Mar 2013

Report says 3-Strikes Law is Not a Crime Deterrent – Is It Time For A Rethink?

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Securitymagazine.com. Robert Nash Parker, sociology professor at University of California, Riverside, has argued that the “three-strikes law”, which imposes a minimum 25-year life sentence on some third felony convictions, has no effect in reducing the crime rate. Instead, the rate of alcohol consumption correlates with the rate […]

22 Mar 2013

How sad is this? Tennessee dad allegedly stabs son TWICE over who gets last beer!

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Interesting article posted on Nydailynews.com. Most people have heard of fathers and sons fighting over money or even who had the car last, but what about the last beer? A son and father are healing after an argument spun out of control and resulted in a violent stabbing. In Rogersville, Tennessee Brandon Crabtree went over […]

22 Mar 2013

Florida’s Dozier School For Boys: A True Horror Story of School Safety

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Check out this blog post on Npr.org. The Dozier School for Boys is the true story of horror, death, and beatings. Over 82 boys died there and their graves and unknown. This school is now closed. The abuse happened in the 1950’s and 1960’s when over 300 men were sent there as boys. This was […]

22 Mar 2013

Alleged intruder found in labcoat, scrubs at Norton Hospital

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A homeless man was arrested and charged with two misdemeanors after police in Louisville, Kentucky, discovered him in a local hospital, dressed in hospital scrubs. Patrick Campbell, 52, was discovered on March 11 in Louisville’s Newton Hospital, according to WDRB.com. Campbell told police he had found a bed to sleep in at the hospital, and […]

22 Mar 2013

How do you stop illegal metal scrappers? Anyone with a campus or facility to secure should read this

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I just read an article on Mlive.com that I thought you should read. In every state, scrap metal thefts are on the loose. In Genesee county, local government is looking to crack down on “illegal scrappers”, (those that steal goods from homes and businesses) but have not enacted any effective measures. Government officials feel that […]