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NYPD Memo: Indians Are Asian

September 13, 2013
New York City police officers received a lesson in demography Monday in the form of a memo clarifying the difference between Native Americans and Asian Indians.

Appriss Introduces Mobile Offender-Custody Alerts

May 17, 2013
Appriss Inc. has introduced a mobile version of its automated victim notification service known as VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) to give crime victims about offender custody updates.

Cooling Your Marks

November 5, 2012
Most academies and departments embrace a form of "tactical talking" such as verbal judo, MOAB, or some other fashion of police/citizen verbal intercourse. It doesn't matter which system you use; they all give you years of experience in a compressed amount of time.

Feds: Violent Crime Rises 18%, FBI Data Questioned

October 17, 2012
Violent crime rates across the U.S. jumped by about 18%, and property crimes rose by 11% between 2010 and 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Drew Peterson Conviction Hinged On New Hearsay Law

September 7, 2012
Drew Peterson—the crass former Illinois police officer who gained notoriety after his much-younger wife vanished in 2007—was convicted Thursday of murdering a previous wife in a potentially precedent-setting case centered on secondhand hearsay statements.

Face-Chewing Victim: Attacker 'Ripped Me To Ribbons'

August 9, 2012
The victim of the Miami face-chewing attack told police his attacker "went berserk" and "ripped me to ribbons" during an interview with investigators.

Sailor, Air Force Reservist Among Colo. Shooting Victims

July 23, 2012
A Navy sailor and active-duty Air Force reservist were among the 12 people killed in the Aurora, Colo., mass shooting early Friday.

Calif. Teen Victim Detained In Rape Case

April 16, 2012
Sacramento County, Calif., prosecutors have taken the unusual step of detaining the teenage victim of a serial rapist. The victim has been a no-show at two prior court hearings.

Stop Making Victims

January 3, 2012

Not resisting is fine when all Joe Thug wants is a wallet or purse. But if he wants to kill, it's time to resist. Hopefully the would-be victim has a gun or a knife but if not there's bricks, rocks, car keys, elbows, knees, feet, fists...

Robbery Victim Shot By Charlotte Cop

September 12, 2011
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer shot a robbery victim early Sunday during a scuffle involving an officer and suspect at a strip mall.

Pursuit Safety Group Lends Support To Missouri Family

August 3, 2011
A national pursuit-safety group showed its support for the mother of a 17-year-old boy who was killed by a man attempting to flee from police, by appearing at the felon's sentencing hearing to urge no reduction in sentence.

Five Minutes to Live

November 1, 2004

Educating cops how to save themselves and others in dire medical emergencies when seconds count is the goal of a new interactive training program from the The Backup Training Corp.

Sometimes it’s hard to tell who the bad guys are

February 2, 2002

Just Give Me A Hundred Good Cops, And a ton of ammunition... That's what I was thinkin' when I reviewed the situation in Lagos, Nigeria.

On Accountability

December 1, 2001

More astounding is the fact those same people seem perfectly content to put their lives into your hands.

Death’s Dogs: Cadaver Search Canines

December 1, 2000

Any officer who has been involved in a search for a missing victim knows that law enforcement needs every possible break. Cadaver dogs, though not likely to become widely known or ever be the subject of a television series, give cops just the break they need when searching for human remains.

The Importance of Being Responsive to Crime Victims

October 1, 2000

The costs and consequences of crime can be measured in different ways.  When measured in dollar amounts, for example, crime costs more than 100 billion dollars annually for lost property, medical bills, and work absenteeism.  These costs are tangible measures of the heavy toll that crime exacts on our country's residents.

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