Category Archives: Crime Prevention

Domestic Violence Courts

crimesolutions.gov Evidence Ratings for Outcomes: Practice Description Practice Goals/Target Population Domestic violence courts (DVCs) follow the problem-solving court model and offer alternative judicial processing for individuals accused of domestic violence. DVCs seek to reduce both general recidivism and violent domestic … Continue reading

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TEENS, ELECTRONIC DEVICES, SCHOOL, AND THEFT

Are you a teen who owns a SMART phone, i-pad, and laptop computer? How about a fancy calculator, or a popular brand of athletic gear? Do you bring these items with you to school and leave them in your backpack … Continue reading

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Advice on Burglary and Prevention

Home Security Burglary Prevention According to the FBI, a burglary occurs somewhere in the United States every 15.4 seconds. By far, the most common threat to our home is burglary. Burglary is a non-confrontational property crime that occurs when we … Continue reading

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Most People Don’t Protect Their Digital Identities

aarp.org Sarah Elizabeth Adler 2 minutes Many Americans fail to take even the most basic steps to protect their digital identity, from monitoring their banking accounts online to varying their passwords to setting up a security freeze on their credit … Continue reading

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TIPS ON PREVENTING CARJACKING

TIPS ON PREVENTING CARJACKING Compiled by Manuel Valadez Jr. Carjacking is a violent crime that has been on a dramatic increase. Most local and state criminal codes don’t define “carjacking.” It’s reported as either auto theft or armed robbery. Though … Continue reading

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Cite-and-release’ is used in only a small portion of Dallas police’s marijuana possession cases

dallasnews.com Written By Steve Brown Since Dallas County’s “cite-and-release” program for marijuana possession launched in December, the Dallas Police Department says it has freed up officers’ resources to fight violent crime. But it still needs time to ramp up across the … Continue reading

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A Way to Harden Soft Targets–Churches

cops.usdoj.gov August 2018 | Volume 11 | Issue 8 Deputy Chief McCosker joined the Ocoee Florida Police Department in 1992 and is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy Session 271.  He is currently a high liability and advance … Continue reading

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