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2011-06-07 10:09:00

CAMP HILL, Pa., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crime Watch PA magazine, which has led to the apprehension of several wanted criminals, recently expanded the reach of its anti-crime and family safety messages with statewide distribution beginning in May 2011. Crime Watch PA has been instrumental in the apprehension of several wanted criminals in Pennsylvania. For instance, thanks to Crime Watch PA's listing of sex offenders, a central-Pennsylvania elementary school was able to identify a...

2011-04-27 07:25:00

DALLAS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading dating site True.com (TRUE, http://www.true.com) applauds Match.com for stating its plans to put in place sex offender screening features that TRUE has employed for years. TRUE encourages Match.com and all other dating sites to immediately implement such checks and to expand these screenings to include identification of murderers and criminals convicted of other felonies. The recent class-action lawsuit brought against dating site...

2011-04-19 15:14:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting potential dates online at popular matchmaking websites is convenient for many of today's hardworking professionals looking for companionship, but the perils of not knowing much about an online date are becoming more and more prevalent. Andy Scott and Robert Buchholz are two retired law enforcement officers who have been working to help online daters protect themselves for the last two years through MyMatchChecker.com. "Not...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released the technical report Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2010. This report describes the formulas used to allocate state and local JAG awards. The Bureau of Justice Assistance administers the JAG program, and BJS calculates the JAG formulas. The JAG program was created when Congress merged the Edward Byrne Memorial Grant (Byrne) program with the Local Law...

2011-04-12 13:05:00

"Trust" is Described as a Frightening Call to Action that Every Parent and Teenager Needs to See ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) today praised director David Schwimmer for his new film, "Trust." The movie tells the story of a typical child predator who uses the Internet to gain access to a young victim, preys upon her vulnerability, wins her confidence and ultimately victimizes her. "It is a...

2011-03-29 09:00:00

Law enforcement officers, security guards and bartenders had highest rates of workplace violence WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 572,000 nonfatal violent crimes--rape, robbery, or assault--occurred against persons age 16 or older while they were at work or on duty in 2009, according to a Justice Department Bureau of Justice Statistics' (BJS) newly released publication, Workplace Violence, 1993-2009. This is a level of nonfatal violent crime that is about a...

2011-02-24 09:00:00

Nationwide American Indians and Alaska Natives in prison or jail or under community supervision increased 5.6 percent in 2009 WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The inmate population in Indian country jails increased 1.9 percent between midyear 2008 and 2009, reaching 2,176 offenders, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Indian country jails are operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the U.S. Department...

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2011-02-13 07:05:00

Vermont lawmakers are considering making it a crime for convicted sex offenders to use false names on social media sites like Facebook. Erik Fitzpatrick, a lawyer on the research staff for the Vermont Legislature, said that only two states have related measures: New York and Illinois.  The National Conference of State Legislatures was unaware of similar laws or pending legislating in other states. A former teacher at a school for boys who had committed sex crimes told a state Senate...

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2011-01-12 07:20:11

Forty-three registered sex offenders in and around Allegheny County, Pennsylvania are part of a new program that tracks them as a condition of their parole. The program utilizes GPS technology in monitoring devices that the parolees wear. The offenders are monitored by different services such as Guardian Protection Service. As many as 1,100 registered sex offenders live in and work in Allegheny County alone. District Attorney Stephen Zappala blames the nature of the crime for the need to...

2011-01-04 09:37:00

The CyberTipline Serves as the Nation's 911 Reporting Mechanism For Sex Crimes Involving Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CyberTipline, the nation's reporting mechanism for suspected sexual exploitation of children, will receive its one millionth report this week. The CyberTipline is operated by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) which processes the reports of suspected sex crimes against children, some as young as two...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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