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2014-10-28 08:28:20

Thefts Increase 5 percent Over 2012 DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on heavy equipment thefts in 2013. This report, co-produced with the National Equipment Register (NER), examines heavy equipment theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and profiles that data according to theft state, theft city, theft month, equipment manufacturer, equipment style...

2014-10-25 12:21:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Weiner, former White House Drug Policy spokesman for six years and spokesman for the Housed Narcotics Committee as well, also former spokesman for the House Government Operations Committee, has defused the myths and politics about marijuana legalization as numerous state and city referenda will be held on the issue in a little over a week. Weiner was invited to speak at the "Politics" Class at American University on the...

2014-10-24 20:23:06

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve companies offering best-in-class technology solutions are helping launch a new industry coalition to support law enforcement and judicial authorities as well as help elected officials and the public learn about the safety and financial benefits of electronic citation technology. The new eCitation Coalition (www.ecitationcoalition.com) includes manufacturers, distributors, value-added resellers and independent software vendors involved in...

2014-10-23 08:20:46

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its latest report on luxury vehicle thefts. NICB analysts review data contained in the National Crime Information Center's stolen vehicle file and identify thefts of luxury vehicles as defined in the 2013 market classifications published by Automotive News. The report focuses only on thefts of 2011, 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles stolen in the United States between...

2014-10-22 08:20:37

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is pleased to announce that Boat History Report (www.boathistoryreport.com), the leading provider of watercraft history information for buyers and sellers of used boats, has joined the organization as a strategic partner. By accessing Boat History Report's extensive nationwide databases, buyers and sellers can obtain reports relating to: -- Accidents, including collision, fire and...

2014-09-15 23:01:55

Millennium Treatment Group reports on the White House’s recent shift toward helping drug offenders receive addiction treatment. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The White House has recently begun shifting its drug policy away from putting low-level offenders in jail and prison and toward helping them access addiction treatment. Millennium Treatment Group sees this shift as a positive change. The nation is currently grappling with fresh waves of prescription drug and heroin...

2014-09-15 12:20:58

Event Recognizes IASIU's 30th Anniversary GREENBORO, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) President and Chief Executive Officer, Joe Wehrle, addresses the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) during its annual training seminar today in Greensboro. In his remarks to the 700 in attendance, Wehrle will place special focus on emerging vehicle theft scams that utilize vehicle financing schemes and counterfeit...

2014-09-11 08:20:24

California and Florida Round Out the Top Three States DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As revealed in a new report released today by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), pickup trucks are a popular choice for both personal and work use, and given their wide range of applications and utility, they have become a favorite target by vehicle thieves as well. Between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2013, 9,441 pickup trucks were reported stolen....

2014-09-07 23:00:06

Pete Kraska, chair of Criminal Justice Graduate Studies and EKU Online coordinator, will share his research on the militarization of police with members of the U.S. Senate. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Dr. Peter Kraska, chair of criminal justice graduate studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been invited to share his extensive and long-running research on the militarization of civilian police in the United States at a U.S. Senate hearing in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday,...

2014-09-03 16:32:05

Company enhances local and statewide efforts to help criminal justice agencies at a national level for another term. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appriss Inc., the nationwide provider of VINE®, has been named Project Performance Company, LLC's (PPC) official partner in a follow-on contract by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to support the enhancement, operation, and maintenance of the federal Victim Notification System (VNS). According to the Justice...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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