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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....

2014-09-22 12:35:13

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With companies like Home Depot, Target, and JP Morgan falling victim to cyber hacking, consumers can't become complacent or rely on a magic pill to keep them safe online. For a limited time Prilock Security is offering it's professional security awareness training for free with a 7-day trial membership. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147205 Prilock's online training is easy, interactive, takes about an hour, and is...

2014-09-20 23:01:14

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Cyber Security Market: Trends & Opportunities (2014-19)" report to its research store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The rapid growth in global cyberspace has raised pertinent questions about its security. The success of the global internet and online system is primarily attributed its relative openness and low entry barriers. However, these very same factors are also partly responsible for the serious threats the cyber space in...

2014-09-19 23:05:30

New post from boot camp marketing expert explains the importance of community visibility and how to achieve it. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Bedros Keuilian is the founder of Fit Body Boot Camp, the fastest-selling fitness boot camp in the country. He’s also considered the leading boot camp marketing expert in the industry, mentoring thousands of clients, coaching celebrity trainers and serving as a boot camp marketing consultant to Spike TV. He knows marketing, and he...

2014-09-19 12:23:58

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Football League (NFL) announced a five-year commitment to support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and pledged funding for advocacy organizations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77458 Recent media coverage regarding sexual violence and domestic violence among NFL players has contributed to an increased volume of calls to local and national hotlines...

2014-09-18 23:07:37

As the Fit Body Boot Camp World Conference approaches, founder Bedros Keuilian explains the fitness boot camp’s enormous popularity. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Fit Body Boot Camp, an internationally franchised fitness boot camp, is the fastest-selling fitness business in the country and its popularity, as both a franchise and a place to work out, has continued to grow enormously in 2014. The company’s annual business conference, the Fit Body Boot Camp World...

2014-09-18 16:28:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel joined state and local leaders from across the nation this week to participate in the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center board of directors meeting. The meeting focused on complex criminal justice policies with officials discussing the best ways to advance the latest evidence-based strategies on issues such as: - lowering recidivism rates among people who were...

2014-09-18 08:25:51

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your child's environment - whether at home, at school or socially - can greatly influence how they may behave in the future. FindYouthInfo.gov, a government website focused on youth issues, found that in 2012, more than 630,000 young people between the ages of 10 and 24 were admitted to the hospital due to violence-related injuries. If you're worried that your child is at risk for violent behavior, there are some factors that may indicate...

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...


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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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