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2014-10-21 08:28:53

- Despite More Positive Outlook, Internet and Social Media Threaten State of Civility, According to More than Half of Millennials - NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth installment of Civility in America from global public relations firm Weber Shandwick and public affairs firm Powell Tate with KRC Research looks at civility through a generational lens to better understand what the future holds for society. Although Americans are unanimous about the bleak state of...

2014-10-16 23:08:14

Wet-Vacuum forensic DNA collection system helps investigators solve more crime. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 M-Vac Systems, Inc. today announced new partnerships and awards as demand grows for its breakthrough forensic DNA collection technology. Recent distribution partnerships include Pathtech Pty in Australia and AGCU ScienTech in China. Both of these companies are substantially increasing the M-Vac System exposure and the number of potential customers. Awards range...

2014-10-11 23:02:33

With mega-breaches of high profile retail and banking giants making so many headlines over the last year, interest in cybercrime insurance has intensified across the global business landscape, and the CEO of Lloyd’s of London said this week that she expects that interest to surge even more. GDF’s founder discusses this burgeoning trend and offers some advice, and warnings, for businesses looking into taking the plunge. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 In an interview with Guy...

2014-10-09 12:25:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Did you know that domestic violence accounted for 21 percent of all violent victimization? Find out more on Oct. 10 at approximately 9:15-10 a.m. EDT as Michael Planty, chief of the Victimization Statistics Unit with the Bureau of Justice Statistics, will appear live on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" to...

2014-10-07 12:26:15

******PUBLICATION ADVISORY****** WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) today announced the release of a new policy brief, "Improving Recidivism as a Performance Measure." The brief is a collaboration between BJA and the Urban Institute. Improving recidivism data collection and reporting is a critical first step to advancing knowledge about what works in sentencing and corrections policy. The brief outlines the necessary elements...

2014-10-03 23:02:14

NCPC and McGruff Spotlight Financial Fraud, Hate Crimes, Intellectual Property Theft, and Community Preparedness During October Arlington, VA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Since 1984, October has been National Crime Prevention Month. This October, the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) partners with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Not In Our Town, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, and the Global IP Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. For thirty years, NCPC, home to...

2014-10-02 23:07:30

Crime prevention is not just a job for police - it must involve all stakeholders in the entire community. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Law enforcement agencies, community leaders, politicians and the private sector came together on Monday in Orlando, for the ‘Sheriff’s 2014 Community Crime Summit’ under the leadership of Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings. Now into its 5th year, presenters shared information on crime trends and discussed relevant issues concerning...

2014-10-02 23:01:15

NoBullying releases the Guide To Bullying and Peer Victimization Today http://nobullying.com/peer-victimization/ London, UK (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Bullying and Peer Victimization are two negative aspects of school life for teens, children and even adults. NoBullying releases today the guide to what is bullying and what is peer victimization. The guide lists the types of peer victimization such as harassment in all its forms from the psychological, emotional, and physical to the mental....

2014-09-30 23:02:58

Inmate communications leader, Telmate announced the appointment of former Florida U.S. Representative, Kendrick Meek, to the company’s Advisory Board. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Inmate communications leader, Telmate announced the appointment of former Florida U.S. Representative, Kendrick Meek, to the company’s Advisory Board. “I am honored to contribute my efforts to help Telmate increase the amount and forms of communication between inmates and their friends,...

2014-09-23 23:05:44

Ohio probation office finds that 97 percent of petty theft offenders did not re-offend after completing NASP’s offense-specific shoplifter education program. SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Turning Point Justice (TPJ), provider of cloud technology that helps victims and communities fight petty crimes and improve offender accountability, today announced that its shoplifting education and student management partner, the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP),...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.