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2013-12-11 23:00:57

The cofounders of Civic Duty, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are mystified by recent news stories where heroic actions that clearly helped people are rewarded with negative consequences when zero tolerance policies are enforced without common sense. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, cofounders of Civic Duty, are troubled by the seemingly lack of common sense displayed by organizations today, when they insist on enforcing “zero tolerance” policies...

2013-09-30 20:21:26

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kicking off National Bully Prevention Month iGab Media, LLC announces Beware Bully as an interactive curriculum that helps enforce each state's Zero-Tolerance Policy by providing a uniform, state of the art technology platform that provides children with a safe way to instantly and anonymously report in real-time to a designated school official any cyber bullying or physical bullying incidences occurring on or off campus. Beware Bully also...

2012-12-21 05:01:02

In recognition of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, attorney Larry Disparti of The Disparti Law Group, P.A., urges Florida to adopt ℠per se´ laws, also known as ℠zero-tolerance´ laws, for drugged driving. Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Tampa car accident attorney Larry Disparti said today that National Impaired Driving Prevention Month in December should inspire state leaders to consider laws that would reduce the risk of drugged driving accidents in...

2012-12-12 12:28:32

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PMC, a leading municipal services firm, is proud to announce the launch of the newly designed Families Thrive online learning portal for the Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department. Under the County's Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative, the Families Thrive website offers new e-learning modules to help professionals in children and family services identify signs of domestic violence and educate themselves...

2012-10-03 06:20:33

9 out of 10 Teens are Not Drunk Driving WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The Century Council: Educating students about the dangerous consequences of drunk driving and underage drinking is paying off. A new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of 1991 to 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Surveys (YRBS) revealed that drinking and driving among high school students has declined 54% over the past two decades,...

2011-02-03 06:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA-based Clitoraid, a non-profit organization launched by the spiritual leader Rael, announced today that it will not only sponsor a number of events around the world for Feb. 6, the United Nations-designated worldwide "Zero Tolerance Day" for the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) but will also promote the idea of going one step further by declaring the day "Healing Day." "More than 130 million women in the world have been...

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2010-05-10 11:54:02

Zero tolerance policy in schools "“ which can mandate automatic punishment for weapons, drugs, profanity and various forms of disruptive behavior "“ is failing to make students feel safe, contends a new study by two Michigan State University researchers. The policy, established in the mid-1990s to address gun violence in schools, has become plagued by inconsistent enforcement and inadequate security, according to the study, which appears in the May issue of the journal Urban...

2009-12-23 10:11:17

The issues are raised in a new Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) publication - What is policing for? Examining the impact and implications of contemporary policing intervention. The publication which highlights the views of experts presented during a Public Policy Seminar series organized by the ESRC in collaboration with the Scottish Institute for Policing Research, The Police Foundation, and the Universities' Police Science Institute. In the booklet, seminar speakers draw on...

2009-09-24 11:22:46

Zero alcohol tolerance laws for drivers under age 21 found guilty of drunken driving have zero effect, a U.S. researcher says. Darren Grant of Sam Houston State University analyzed data from 30,000 vehicle fatalities in nighttime accidents involving drivers under age 21. Both in terms of the number of accidents and the blood alcohol of the drivers in those accidents, the research consistently showed that zero tolerance laws had no effect, Grant said in a statement. Other factors matter, but...

2009-09-17 08:02:16

Stats show laws 'inert' As college administrators, social scientists and law enforcement officials across the country continue to debate whether the drinking age should be 18 instead of 21, a Sam Houston State University economist challenges a related law: the "zero tolerance" policy. Darren Grant says zero tolerance laws have zero effect. In a paper forthcoming in the journal Economic Inquiry, he analyzed data from 30,000 fatalities in nighttime accidents involving drivers under 21. "Both in...