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2014-04-14 23:04:44

An international initiative, “Put Yourself in Her Shoes” invites men to gather together for a day and take to the streets wearing high heels to help stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Topical BioMedics is lending support to the first “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event of the year taking place in their region, New York’s Hudson Valley. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 "Put Yourself in Her Shoes™” invites men to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®” and take...

2014-04-09 23:31:39

Ann Harkins, CEO of The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), and Keli Wilson, AlertID’s Founder, are teaming up to create awareness and support victims during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Arlington,VA and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Ann Harkins, CEO of The National Crime Prevention Council (Home to McGruff the Crime Dog®), and Keli Wilson, AlertID’s Founder, are teaming up to create awareness and support victims during Sexual...

2014-04-01 14:12:31

Parents may not always see it, but efforts to limit their children’s screen time can make a difference. A new study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, found children get more sleep, do better in school, behave better and see other health benefits when parents limit content and the amount of time their children spend on the computer or in front of the TV. Douglas Gentile, lead author and an associate professor of psychology at Iowa State, says the effect is not immediate and that makes it...

2014-03-27 23:25:48

"Watching the (Digital) Detectives Rout Out Cyber Fraudsters" article highlights how digital forensics is becoming the preferred way to battle the bad guys. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Malcovery®Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based malicious threats, received coverage in Inc. Magazine, as a part of Inc.'s 2014 Best Industries series, highlighting the top industries...

2014-03-26 23:32:53

Secure your home during springtime renovations with tips from McGruff® and AlertID. Arlington, VA and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Once spring has sprung people begin to clean, remodel, and repair their homes after another year of wear and tear. Making home improvements is a sound investment and an invaluable way to protect your loved ones. The National Crime Prevention Council and AlertID encourage residents to consider safety measures that will protect their homes and...

2014-03-26 11:35:45

The popular TV series "CSI" is fiction, but every day, real-life investigators and forensic scientists collect and analyze evidence to determine what happened at crime scenes. In a study published in the ACS journal Analytical Chemistry, scientists say they have developed a more rapid and accurate method that could allow crime scene investigators to tell what kind of ammunition was shot from a gun based on the residue it left behind. Igor K. Lednev and Justin Bueno point out that when...

2014-03-06 23:04:59

The merger combines industry leading forensic expertise in digital forensics, law enforcement, security, and trucking accident investigation Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Parent company Evidence Solutions, Inc. (ESI) has completed the merger of D&A Consultants, Inc., a commercial vehicle accident investigation company founded in 1971 and purchased in 2012 by Scott Greene, CEO of ESI. The consolidation of the two privately owned companies combines industry leading forensic...

2014-03-05 23:30:27

Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, received a glowing review in CorrectionsOne*, the leading resource for up-to-the-minute information for correctional officers. The review was written by Joel Herron, the former Chief of Security for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety-Prisons, where Cellsense was used to detect over 400 contraband cell phones during a nine month period (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Cellsense®, the leading name in...

2014-02-25 08:42:09

CJIS compliance consulting for the law enforcement marketplace. NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CJIS Solutions, the premier provider of CJIS compliant hosted services for law enforcement agencies and vendors, is now offering consulting services. Technology is an industry that inherently changes by the second. Staying on top of all these changes is a dramatic challenge for the law enforcement community. Conversely, to know the law enforcement community is rarely, if...

2014-02-24 23:29:24

CJIS GROUP, the leading provider of Pre-RFP intelligence and detailed agency reports regarding information technology procurements in the state and local arena, is pleased to announce the full launch of their new database. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 CJIS GROUP, a provider of Pre-RFP market research, released their next generation CJIS Premier product offering subscribers advanced searching tools, market analysis capabilities, a friendly intuitive interface and expanded...