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Rate of Family Violence Dropped

June 16, 2005
Incidence of family violence among victims 12 and older fell by more than fifty percent between 1993 and 2002, according to the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).

Tucson Border Strategy Comes Under Fire

June 2, 2005
Authorities are questioning the reasons why no permanent checkpoints exist in southern Arizona, the nation’s only border patrol sector without them.

Shaq Aids Police in Catching Pedophiles

May 27, 2005
Basketball star Shaquille O’Neal has another career on the side: undercover officer. He’s assisting a Department of Justice task force that tracks down sexual predators who target children on the Internet.

Online Terrorist Symbol Database Launched

May 13, 2005
In an effort to provide a ready source of information to law enforcement and others who follow trends in terrorism, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has launched an online visual database that identifies and explains symbols and emblems commonly used by international terrorists and their supporters.

Top Gun Training Offers Lifetime Membership

March 28, 2005
The Top Gun Training Centre, located in Devore, Calif., will now offer its Integrative Firearms Training courses in a lifetime membership package.

Safety Group Wants Children to Sit in Back Seat

February 3, 2005
At the top of the National Transportation Safety Board’s child passenger safety recommendations is having all passengers 12 and under ride in the back seat in properly fitted belts.

Prison Sentence For NY Man Who Spit on Trooper

December 20, 2004
An HIV-positive man who was acquitted of attempted murder of a police officer for spitting on a trooper and allegedly trying to infect him was sentenced to prison for assault during the incident.

School Crime Rate Continues Decline

December 2, 2004
Crime in United States schools continued to decline from 1992 to 2002, coinciding with a national drop in the crime rate, according to a new DOJ report.

Amtrak Institutes Random ID Checks

November 18, 2004
In an effort to improve overall security on its trains to prevent terrorism, Amtrak has begun checking passengers’ IDs.

Supreme Court to Decide if K-9s Allowed on Routine Stops

November 11, 2004
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if using a drug-sniffing dog on a minor traffic stop is considered unreasonable search and seizure.
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