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15 Nov 2012

Facility and Campus Security do you support this? Many Detroit Residents Use Neighborhood Patrols

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Many Detroit neighborhoods are resorting to volunteer patrols, and meetings to combat crimes. There are even some that combine the use of websites to help them keep an eye out on crime in their neighborhoods. This has helped some upscale neighborhoods keep an eye on crime before it happens. Read the full article here: Facility […]

15 Nov 2012

UW-L student accused of kicking officer in face

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A student in Wisconsin has been accused of kicking a police officer in the face. Christopher Stackhouse, a student at University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse allegedly kicked the officer after a pursuit on foot during the early hours of Sunday morning. Stackhouse, 19, faces charges of assault, disorderly conduct, and resisting officers. He had a blood alcohol […]

15 Nov 2012

Ramsey: “We Need to Stop Cherry-Picking Our Outrage” Over Crimes

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Selective outrage over crimes could be a hot topic today. There may be a tendency to react/respond to certain crimes because of a personal agenda. It could have a positive or negative impact, depending on how subjective the information is. The Philadelphia police commisioner may be leading the way on this matter, starting with the […]

15 Nov 2012

Chicago To Prioritize 911 Handling, Stop Police Responding to 70% of Calls – Is it the right choice?

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The City of Chicago is making big changes to its 911 dispatch system. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, police officers will now only be dispatched to serious crimes, thus reducing the number of police calls. The police superintendent says the change will not be made until the 911 system is upgraded and there is an […]

15 Nov 2012

FBI — Wanted By the FBI: Bundled-Up Bandit

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The FBI is looking for a bank robber it has named the “Bundled-Up Bandit.” This serial bank robber in the Salt Lake City area has robbed three banks within the past month. He uses the threat of a bomb to rob, and has been bundled up in “a hooded sweatshirt, a cap, and blue gloves,” […]

15 Nov 2012

The Propensity for Violence – If the records show Trayvon Martin had a propensity for violence, should it be allowed as evidence?

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Attorneys for George Zimmerman have successfully argued for access to Trayvon Martin’s school records, as well as his social media accounts records. The attorneys for Zimmerman, who is charged with murdering Martin earlier this year in Florida, are looking for evidence of Martin’s “propensity for violence.” This could be important in the case to show […]

19 Oct 2012

Ex-student claims beating at Norwich Free Academy, sues

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A former student of the Norwich Free Academy claims she was assaulted by security staff while attending the academy. The student reported that she was treated for an indecent and repeatedly assaulted in back of May 2010 and is now coming forward for something to be done. She has filed suit against the academy and […]

19 Oct 2012

Scout Willis completes 2 days’ community service for underage drinking after using fake ID

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The daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore got two days of community service after allegedly being caught with an alcoholic beverage which was obtained by the under aged stars daughter using a fake ID. The judge decided to give Scout Willis probation opposed to receiving jail time. Scout Willis was 20 years old when […]