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2014-05-28 23:10:54

Mission Viejo fitness boot camp is excited to become a sponsor for a non-profit that benefits teens locally and worldwide. Mission Viejo, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Bryce Henson and Emma Henson, owners of the Mission Viejo Fit Body Boot Camp, are excited to be continuing his company’s tradition of giving. The Fit Body Boot Camp franchise has made a name for itself as a company dedicated to working with non-profit organizations both in the local communities and worldwide, with events and...

State Of Cyber Crime: Survey Finds Hackers Are Winning The Fight
2014-05-28 13:11:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The news for businesses of all sizes isn't good. The hackers are winning and online attackers are more determined than ever to break into computers and steal data. Most worrisome is that cyber criminals are more technologically advanced than the businesses that are there to stop them. That is the findings of a new survey of 500 executives of US businesses, law enforcement services and government agencies that was released on Wednesday...

2014-05-28 08:23:57

ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Corporation today announced that it has begun to solicit consents from holders of its 4.75% Convertible Junior Subordinated Debentures due 2066 (the "convertible debentures") to amend the related indenture. Details regarding the proposed amendments are contained in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed today with the SEC. To adopt the proposed amendments, Peabody must obtain consents from holders of a majority in aggregate...

2014-05-27 16:25:00

A comprehensive public health approach to violence reduction is needed WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) grieves for the tragedy that occurred in Isla Vista, California, on May 23. Our hearts go out to the victims' families, and all who have been impacted in the community and across the country. All Americans are traumatized by the string of mass shootings that have gripped this country, and rightly want...

2014-05-22 23:14:01

The next-generation threat investigation platform that combines endpoint security and analytics with automated response and remediation capabilities. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Cloud Front Group today announced a strategic partnership with KEYW Holding Corporation and its subsidiary Hexis Cyber Solutions, Inc. (Hexis) to bring the next-generation threat investigation and removal solution, the HawkEye G, to Cloud Front Group’s portfolio of emerging technologies to aid the...

2014-05-22 23:02:57

National home security company “instrumental” in the prosecution of residential burglars in Los Angeles. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Protect America, Inc., home security and home automation provider, participated in the trial of two suspects who burglarized the home of a customer in Los Angeles County, California. The company’s representative provided expert testimony which was crucial in proving the suspects’ involvement in a brazen midday burglary. “The information...

2014-05-22 23:00:23

Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake toured the facility. Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence funded by CarePoint Health Foundation. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence, the rape crisis center funded by the nonprofit CarePoint Health Foundation, was pleased to welcome New Jersey Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake on April 24, 2014. Hudson SPEAKS...

2014-05-22 08:20:27

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In cooperation with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has produced new high definition videos showing some of the most common methods of staging motor vehicle accidents to defraud insurance companies. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:http://www.multivu.com/mnr/70506510-nicb-lapd-releases-updated-staged-insurance-fraud-accident-videos "Staged or...

2014-05-21 23:11:41

Eight hundred thousand children are reported missing in America each year, or more than 2,000 each day. To address this critical issue, The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), Nevada’s First Lady, and AlertID are teaming up to raise awareness and offer innovative mobile technologies to help protect children. Arlington, VA, and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Eight hundred thousand children are reported missing in America each year, or more than...

2014-05-21 23:01:02

Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by the Ohio State Prisons agency in its intensified efforts to combat smuggled cell phones and dangerous items in prisons. Lisle, IL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by the Ohio State Prisons agency in its intensified efforts to combat smuggled cell phones and dangerous items in prisons. Reported by Cincinnati WLWT-5 on...


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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.