Archive for Crime

16 Apr 2013

Texas campus stabbings highlight hollowness of college safety pledge

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Check out this blog post on Examiner.com. With the tragedy that occurred at a campus in Texas that involved eleven people being sent to the hospital after being stabbed, safety and security is looked at when it comes to being able to hold and possess firearms on campus. The campus there has a strict policy […]

16 Apr 2013

Favorite Police Shows – Blue Bloods

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While many in the policing profession prefer documentary police shows like 48 Hours, that offer an opportunity to review cases of other officers and compare notes on investigative techniques, my preference in watching a show is more for entertainment and inspiration. One of my favorite police shows, Blue Bloods definitely provides entertainment and inspiration, yet […]

15 Apr 2013

Celebrating Your Favorite Police Shows-An Overview

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This week the Badge Guys will be celebrating your favorite police shows. We will look at some top rated police shows that influence perceptions, both good and bad of the policing profession. Police shows run the gamut from the friendly, neighborly Andy Griffith show to edgy shows like The Shield and into real life documentaries […]

12 Apr 2013

Police Dispatcher Stress – The Silent Killer

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Police Dispatcher Stress – The Silent Killer Olivia Johnson, DM “9-1-1 what is your emergency?” A question asked thousands of times a day by our country’s emergency dispatchers. But what happens after the caller hangs up? How do dispatchers’ deal with the stress (e.g., cumulative and critical incident) or the compassion fatigue? If answering honestly, […]

11 Apr 2013

University of Florida reports patient identity theft ring

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Just read this on Healthitsecurity.com. An arrest has been made for a man linked to identity theft at the University of Florida Medical Clinic. According to the detectives, the man previously worked there and that is how he was able to get a hold of confidential information. Information that he stole ranged from social security […]

11 Apr 2013

Middle schooler charged in alleged school bus assault

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I just read an article on Wsmv.com that I thought you should read. A seventh grade boy has been taken to juvenile detention awaiting charges after an alleged assault against two first grade girls on the school bus in Winchester, TN. The bus driver is also facing possible suspension or dismissal by the school for […]

11 Apr 2013

Interview with America’s Diary of a Mad Dispatcher, Part 2 – The Badge Guys

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Yesterday The Badge Guys introduced you to American Police Dispatcher, Kristin Kitchens. We discussed her decision to become a dispatcher and what it took to do the job. We hope you checked out her Facebook site at Diary of a Mad Dispatcher after getting to know her. Well, she is back for the final part of our […]

11 Apr 2013

Louisville man impersonated University Hospital employee

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This short article from Wdrb.com gives the reader a brief overview of how a Louisville man was pretending to be a hospital worker. The man apparently had many identification badges with him, and it was clear that he was up to no good. The man was obviously pretending that he worked at the hospital. The […]