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2013-08-21 13:16:23

Weapons were involved in 40 percent of domestic violence cases in Houston, and researchers discovered distinct patterns on when and where each type of weapon was used, according to a recent study at Sam Houston State University. The study, "Profiling weapon use in domestic violence: Multilevel analysis of situational and neighborhood factors," was based on 9,450 detailed reports of domestic violence cases that occurred in 2005 throughout Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. While the...

2013-08-19 23:22:05

LP Police Database Searches Consistently Deliver Fast and Accurate Results for only $75 per month. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 LP Police, America's #1 Person and Cell Phone Search Database for Government & Law Enforcement has introduced a new website that features the finest investigative database for Law Enforcement agencies. The LP Police website has been completely re-designed for ease of use and fast access to the latest comprehensive reports. Tap into...

2013-08-15 23:03:07

WiredBlue, Cambridge Police, and Microsoft Host Inaugural Police Innovation Conference Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Most law enforcement officers deal with technology every day, but with huge technological leaps being made in various facets of the field, it’s hard for anyone to keep up. Today, law enforcement encounters everything from three-dimensional printing to the ever-changing face of social media – and there are no signs of slowing down. The Police...

2013-08-12 23:18:56

Law enforcement professional, consultant and writer Jeff Haire examines new tech gadgets being employed in the law enforcement field. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 As a professional who is dedicated to improving law enforcement, reducing crime and enhancing communities, Jeff Haire is an advocate of new tools and resources that can help achieve these goals. As such, Haire points to a recent article from CBS Local that highlights how technology may improve the law...

2013-08-07 23:22:27

“Keeping America Safe” and Helping You Solve More Cases for only $75 per month Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 LP Police, America's #1 Person and Cell Phone Search Database for Government & Law Enforcement has introduced new software that features the finest investigative database for Law Enforcement agencies. The new website has been completely re-designed for ease of use and fast access to the latest comprehensive reports. Tap into billions of records...

2013-08-05 23:22:58

Carlisle, OH, is hosting a National Night Out on August 7th, to support police, and bring together the community to prevent crime in their neighborhood. Team Fastrax is scheduled to perform one of their most spectacular aerial displays. Carlisle, OH (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The Carlisle Police Department is hosting this years "National Night Out" on Tuesday, August 7th from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Carlisle Borough swimming pool. Over 37 million people in over 15,000...

2013-08-01 23:23:17

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) provides crime prevention tips for communities. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Every year, communities across the nation gather to make a stand against crime by participating in America’s Night Out Against Crime, or more commonly known as National Night Out. The one-day event is a part of a nationwide neighborhood watch campaign that promotes local crime prevention activities, strengthens police-community partnerships and facilitates...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'