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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...

2014-09-17 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...

2014-09-15 23:00:39

Web-based training targeted at college-aged men is an effective tool for reducing the number of sexual assaults on U.S. campuses, according to a researcher in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. ATLANTA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Web-based training targeted at college-aged men is an effective tool for reducing the number of sexual assaults on U.S. campuses, according to a researcher in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. The RealConsent program...

2014-08-29 23:08:04

Parks draws from real life career experiences for “A Cry From The Dust” when a 19th-century Mormon conspiracy is shattered by a 21st-century forensic artist (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 It was the most deadly act of domestic terrorism in the United States until the Oklahoma City bombings; in 1857, a wagon train in Utah was assaulted by a group of militant Mormons calling themselves the Avenging Angels. One hundred and forty people were murdered, including dozens of unarmed men, women, and...

2014-08-14 12:24:19

Young Hispanics accounted for the higher rates of violent victimization in new Hispanic areas WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From 2007 to 2010, Hispanics experienced higher rates of violent victimization in new Hispanic metropolitan areas (26 per 1,000) than in other areas (16 to 20 per 1,000), the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. The difference was primarily due to higher rates of violent victimization of younger Hispanics in these new areas. Areas...

2014-08-10 23:00:22

The innovative "Salto AMOK escutcheon" System was added to Omega Security Solutions’ suite of services to ensure schools are secure in cases of emergencies. The "Salto AMOK escutcheon" System is designed specifically for educational system use, enabling quick building & facility lock down. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Omega Security Solutions are pleased to announce the launch of the pioneer “Salto AMOK escutcheon" System to their suite of...

2014-08-08 23:05:13

Ness Consulting becomes the ninth member of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded Alliance,’ its growing reseller network focused on email-based threat intelligence to stop and prevent phishing and malware. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Malcovery® Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based malicious threats, today announced that Ness Consulting has become a part of Malcovery’s ‘RedHanded...

2014-08-08 11:13:41

Springer Psychologists should help clients to better handle sexually oppressive experiences Some young women simply have more resilience and better coping skills and can shrug off the effect of unwanted cat calls, demeaning looks and sexual advances. Women with low resilience struggle and could develop psychological problems when they internalize such behavior, because they think they are to blame. So say Dawn Szymanski and Chandra Feltman of the University of Tennessee in the US, in...

2014-08-06 23:09:04

Kids around the country are getting ready to go back to school and their safety is always top priority for parents. Back to School is the perfect time for AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council (home to McGruff the Crime Dog®) to share an important new app and 7 simple tips to get the school year off to a great and safe start. Las Vegas, NV; San Francisco, CA; and Arlington, VA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Kids around the country are getting ready to go back to school and their...

2014-08-03 23:00:05

Goldman & Associates Announce New Complimentary Consultation For Chicago White Collar Crimes (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Goldman & Associates, the premier Chicago white collar criminal defense law firm, is pleased to announce a new complimentary consultation for Chicago white collar criminal cases. Individuals accused of a white collar crime, are encouraged to call:773-484-3131. White collar crimes may be charged on either the state or federal level, and this complimentary...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'