Archive for March, 2013

20 Mar 2013

Is Professional Always Better: The Policing Reform Era

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The Policing Reform Era – 1930 – 1970 is also known as the Professional Era and the Era of August Vollmer. Why? Simply because this period in U.S. history experienced the most radical change for policing, and he led most of it. The Badge Guys asked two weeks ago who is the father of law […]

20 Mar 2013

Mom Charged In Alleged Attack On South LA Middle School Teacher, Assistant

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Check out this blog post on Losangeles.cbslocal.com. This article mentions how a mother is being charged with felony battery after an incident involving a school teacher. The mom was supposedly confronting her daughter’s teacher over the treatment that she was receiving in school, when a fight broke about between the mother and the teacher, as […]

20 Mar 2013

Florida House looks to dim red-light cameras

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Just read this on Palmbeachpost.com. This article summarizes the decision that was made in Tallahassee, Florida recently to place more restrictions on how red light cameras will be use at intersections. Many people wanted them removed completely, however, the new bill prevents the cameras from citing drivers for improperly turning right on red lights and […]

20 Mar 2013

New York Deal to Add Controls at Most Gun Shows in State

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I just read an article on Nytimes.com that might interest you. This article summarizes the conclusion that New York State has come to regarding stricter background checks for gun purchases. Following several undercover operations that found as many as a dozen gun shows selling guns to merchants without any screening at all, almost everyone involved […]

20 Mar 2013

The REAL Reason For The American Mass Shooting Problem

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I just read an article on Jonelyn.com that may be of interest to you. This article presents facts regarding a possible explanation for the 400% increase in mass shooting incidences across the country recently. They point out that some groups believe the ease of attaining guns is to blame, while others think it is the […]

20 Mar 2013

Teens arrested for allegedly beating student in class

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Just read this on Wcti12.com. In today’s school system, the violence that goes on with children and teens during school is far too large to be overlooked. Every parent wants to believe their child will be safe at school. With teachers, assistant principles, and other authority figures inside the building; the hope is that the […]

19 Mar 2013

Are Smaller More Manageable Districts The Key To Improving Crime Problem?

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I just read an article on Crimeanalystblog.net that might interest you. With Oakland’s crime rate so high that the Police Department is being overseen by a federal judge, Oakland is looking for new answers as to how it can clean up the streets. One of the biggest suggestions is to focus on smaller areas and […]

19 Mar 2013

Did Arias’ 19 days on the stand help or hurt?

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Check out this article on USAtoday.com. In most murder cases the defendant does not even testify but in this case Arias took the stand for 19 days. Some believe that by spending this much time she only hurt herself by allowing the jury to get to know her true character. It is no longer a […]