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2014-09-17 08:24:27

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report finds that inmates who are taught communication and conflict-resolution skills believe these skills will improve the quality of their relationships, decrease their likelihood of re-offending, and increase their chances of finding employment post-release. Unshackled Potential: The Impact of Relationship Education on Incarcerated Populations is the most recent publication by Healthy Relationships California (HRC), the nation's...

2014-09-16 12:25:17

Federal prison population declined for first time since 1980 WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. state and federal prisons held an estimated 1,574,700 inmates on December 31, 2013, an increase of 4,300 prisoners over yearend 2012, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. This was the first increase in the state prison population reported since 2009. While the state prison population increased by about 6,300 during 2013, the...

2014-09-13 23:02:21

New Gainesville fitness boot camp plans to make working out as fun as it is effective. Gainsville, VA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Gainesville Fit Body Boot Camp is excited to invite the community to their official Grand Opening celebration today, Saturday, September 13th, 2014. The fitness boot camp is part of the international Fit Body Boot Camp franchise, which is known worldwide for their intense, thirty-minute fat-burning workouts designed to get busy people the fast results they’re...

2014-09-13 23:01:41

Nashville is soon to have its first location of internationally known fitness boot camp. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Fit Body Boot Camp is the fastest growing fitness franchise in the country, its growth a result of its reputation for intense, thirty-minute fat-burning workouts. Now Keith Stafford, owner of the new Nashville Fit Body Boot Camp, is thrilled to announce the Opening of their fitness boot camp on September 22, 2014. “I’ve been working on opening a Fit Body...

2014-09-12 12:24:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Zimmer, chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), today issued the following statement in reaction to the NCAA's decision to withdraw its objections to the Endowment Act, or Act 1 of 2013, which directs PCCD to expend the $60 million monetary penalty imposed on the Pennsylvania State University to aid the victims of child sexual abuse: "I am extremely pleased that the NCAA has made the...

2014-09-11 23:07:42

Kennesaw fitness boot camp is marking their one-year anniversary with special events open to the entire community. Kennesaw, GA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 One year ago, personal trainer and fitness center owner Deron Singh brought his own special take on fitness to the Kennesaw community. Now he’s celebrating both the one-year anniversary of his business and the Grand Opening of his new fitness boot camp by reaching out to the community with plenty of fun and challenging events. “Last...

2014-09-10 23:00:59

Millennium Treatment Group encourages women to educate themselves on date rape drugs. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Four North Carolina State University students recently created a nail polish that they say can indicate date-rape drugs by changing colors when dipped into a spiked drink. Millennium Treatment Group hopes that this new product will help women protect themselves against date rape. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately one in four college-aged...

2014-09-10 12:32:38

"I enjoy catering to mature gentlemen. My body is a gentleman's playground." - ad appearing on backpage.com confirmed to be selling a child for sex, as cited in NCMEC's amicus brief ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sexually explicit language advertising the sale of children for sex is a common business practice for backpage.com. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children filed an amicus brief urging the Washington State Supreme Court to allow...

2014-09-10 12:20:50

18-Year Law Enforcement Veteran Matthew Morales Joins LoJack to Support, Train and Collaborate with New Mexico Law Enforcement Agencies CANTON, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a provider of vehicle recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, announced today that former Albuquerque Police Detective Matthew Morales has joined the company's Law Enforcement Liaison team covering the New Mexico area. With more than 18 years in law...

2014-09-10 12:20:47

34-Year Law Enforcement Veteran JD Hough Joins LoJack to Lead all Support, Training and Collaboration with Arizona Law Enforcement Agencies CANTON, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a provider of vehicle recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, announced today that veteran Arizona Department of Public Safety Sergeant JD Hough has joined the company's Law Enforcement Liaison team. With 34 years of experience in law enforcement...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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