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NRA-ILA | New Study: Cops Prevent Crime

nraila.org NRA-ILA Readers may have noticed that we review “gun policy” studies regularly. Those clamoring for federal funding for gun policy research should set themselves up a Google Scholar alert, but not everything we want to highlight is directly related … Continue reading

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Street Lighting Reduces Crime in City Public Housing

Information from Crimesolutions.gov The program was designed to reduce nighttime crime in public housing developments by adding more light towers. The program targets public housing developments which are experiencing elevated crime rates. The study focused on four main outcomes: 1) … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking From:  National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888 Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or labor services against … Continue reading

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After 15-hour Frisco standoff, gunman arrested in trooper shooting that was caught on video

dallasnews.com   Updated at 2 p.m. Saturday: Revised with information about road reopening. Hours after a motorist shot a state trooper who tried to stop him for a traffic violation Friday afternoon, a suspect was taken into custody early Saturday … Continue reading

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Hotels, airlines and tech companies must stop harboring sex traffickers

dallasnews.com Dallas Morning News Editorial That one scene in what is otherwise a deeply misleading portrayal of the brutality of the global sex-trafficking industry reveals what many in law enforcement and survivor advocacy groups have always known: The corporations, owners, … Continue reading

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Dallas City Council Votes to Relax Police Hiring Standards to Bring On More Officers

By Ken Kalthoff Get the latest from NBC DFW anywhere, anytime Published Feb 13, 2019 at 8:06 PM Couple The Dallas City Council approved a plan Wednesday to relax Dallas police hiring standards to expand the pool of possible officer … Continue reading

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Behind Illicit Massage Parlors Lie a Vast Crime Network and Modern Indentured Servitude

nytimes.com Credit Saul Martinez for The New York Times The massage parlor in Jupiter, Fla., where the New England Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, was charged for soliciting prostitution. She was 49, a recent immigrant and deeply in debt to a … Continue reading

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