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2014-07-23 23:27:50

AlertID, your family neighborhood safety network, which is based in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that it now delivers more than 50,000 crime alerts every day to members in nearly 1,500 neighborhoods across the valley. These critical safety alerts help people keep their families and neighbors safer. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 AlertID, your family neighborhood safety network, which is based in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that is now delivers more than 50,000 crime...

2010-11-23 00:01:09

State agencies, police departments, and sheriff's offices to collaborate using new software Carson City, NV (Vocus) November 22, 2010 In a major cooperative effort to bolster public safety statewide, 16 Nevada agencies have selected Spillman Technologies to provide a new software system. The ability to share data across jurisdictional lines will help agencies track criminals, said Pat Conmay, Chief of Records and Technology for the Nevada Department of Public Safety. "Data sharing...

2010-09-08 16:24:00

- Event encourages residents to clean out medicine cabinets of unnecessary drugs- HENDERSON, Nev., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration's first National Take Back Initiative, the city of Henderson Police Department has joined University of Southern Nevada and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to present Operation Medicine Cabinet in Henderson. Unused and expired drugs may be dropped off anonymously and with...

2009-07-13 10:54:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) president and chief executive officer Joe Wehrle today acknowledged the outstanding effort put forth by members of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's Auto Theft Unit, the North Las Vegas Fire Department, the Nevada Attorney General's Office and NICB in the recent indictment of a fire department captain for insurance fraud and arson relating to a suspected insurance fraud scheme...

2008-07-13 06:00:21

By Matt Thacker, The Evening News and the Tribune, Jeffersonville, Ind. Jul. 13--There was a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported to the Clark County Sheriff's Department from 2006 to 2007, according to statistics collected for the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports. The department reported 129 violent crimes in 2007, compared to 53 in 2006. The number of violent crimes had steadily decreased since 2002, when 154 were reported. Property crimes have increased too, although not as...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'