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2014-09-30 04:21:35

LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new infographic [http://www.marymonson.co.uk/uk-vs-usa-legal-system ] compares justice and legal rights of citizens in both nations - and the answers are not what you'd think.... Regarded by some across the pond as perhaps a little snooty, but ultimately civilized and progressive, Brits may have once been justified in feeling a little superior to their American counterparts. At the turn of the millennium the UK boasted a...

2014-09-29 23:14:01

In the Seattle-Tacoma region, local biohazard cleanup firm refuses to financially “bleed” individuals involved in grisly and emotionally draining biohazard situations by providing guaranteed estimates and guaranteed service for its blood removal/cleaning, decomposition cleanup and hoarding cleanup services. Renton, Wa (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Blood and Biohazard Cleaners (BBC), located in Renton and servicing the Seattle-Tacoma area, is taking a stand against a common situation that...

2014-09-29 23:07:00

Prevendra's "Senior Online Safety" brings online safety & security resources to the 45+ audience with the daily provision of posts in both English and Spanish and with the release of the English & Spanish editions of the ebook, “Senior Online Safety.” Woodinville, Washington (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Prevendra today announced their activities during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) via their Senior Online Safety portal targeted at the English- and...

2014-09-26 23:04:48

Fitness boot camp members are eager to use fitness events to raise funds for Hudson Valley needy. New Windsor, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 As a company, Fit Body Boot Camp partners with non-profit groups all over the country to help those in need, from victims of domestic abuse to children who don’t have enough to eat. The international fitness boot camp also encourages individual locations to strive to help those in their own communities. The boot camps have become as well known for...

2014-09-25 23:08:56

Precautions can help homeowners improve their chances of finding possessions Irving, Texas (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The most recent Uniform Crime Report published by the FBI revealed that in 2012 there were nearly 1.4 million home burglaries in the U.S. and each household suffered an average of $2,188 in property loss. Whether that property is made up of the top six most stolen items or objects with sentimental value, coping with the loss of your belongings after a burglary can be...

2014-09-24 23:02:41

Personal trainer, Carolyn Grashof, offers outdoor personal training classes. Phoenixville, PA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Fitbody Personal Training LLC announces new dates for their boot camp classes. Get ready for a fun way to take your Thursday night or Saturday morning workout away from the gym and prepare to energize your body with a challenging outdoor workout from FitBody Personal Training LLC. Personal trainer near King of Prussia, PA, Carolyn Grashof announces new dates for boot...

2014-09-23 23:08:07

Rockville fitness boot camp celebrates grand opening with fun-filled event to benefit fallen 9/11 emergency workers. Derwood, MD (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Fit Body Boot Camp franchise is known throughout the US and Canada for both their effective fat-burning workouts and their community outreach. The new Rockville Fit Body Boot Camp is carrying on that tradition during the grand opening of the company’s new fitness boot camp in Rockville. Rockville Fit Body Boot Camp owner Eric...

2014-09-23 23:08:05

Fitness boot camp chooses client Jennifer Tabay as its fitness ambassador to the community. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Fountain Valley Fit Body Boot Camp has announced that client Jennifer Tabay has won their latest body transformation contest and been named the ambassador for the fitness boot camp. “Jennifer was raised here in Fountain Valley and still resides in the city. She has been a client with us since June 2014 and she recently signed up for one of our...

2014-09-23 12:29:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2009­­-12, more than two-thirds (68 percent) of serious violent crime victims experienced socio-emotional problems as a result of the victimization, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Serious violent crime includes rape or sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault. In the BJS National Crime Victimization Survey, socio-emotional problems are defined as the victim's experience of moderate...

2014-09-23 08:31:53

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a renewed private-public partnership, the Office of Justice Programs' Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation are jointly providing $2 million to advance juvenile justice reform. "Every youth who enters the juvenile justice system deserves to be treated fairly and to receive the help he or she needs," said OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee....


Latest Crime Reference Libraries

Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'