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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 every...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

2011-01-04 09:37:00

The CyberTipline Serves as the Nation's 911 Reporting Mechanism For Sex Crimes Involving Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan.

2010-12-09 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 730,000 nonfatal violent crimes and about 1.8 million property crimes were experienced by people age 12 or older with a disability in 2008, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.

2010-12-02 15:29:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the FBI recently launched an online data tool www.ucrdatatool.gov to make it easier to research and analyze crime data.


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.