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Take a moment to imagine what the future could hold: It is 2:00 a.m. in Modesto, California. Among hundreds of video feeds, filtering into the Modesto Police Department’s real-time crime center, one...
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This past year saw revelations of sexual harassment in several different arenas, including the realms of entertainment, news media, sports, and politics. Some of what has been exposed are criminal act...
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Despite major legal and policy developments on behalf of crime victims since the landmark passage of the Victims of Crime Act in 1984 (VOCA), U.S. federal data collection efforts illustrate that signi...
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One of the most intimidating tools abusers and traffickers of undocumented immigrants use is the threat of deportation. Abusers and other criminals use it to maintain control over their victims and ...
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When a violent crime occurs, the crime survivor or victim’s family is forever altered. Broken pieces of former lives have scattered and disappeared and attempting to put things back together the way...
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Each year during Police Week, communities across the United States hold memorial services in remembrance of police officers who have made the supreme sacrifice for their communities. Also during this ...
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It isn’t often that a hate-driven incident creates an opportunity for positive community building and fosters unity and forgiveness between the suspect and victims. However, for the city of Meriden,...
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I still remember the words of my father, a gentle man. He used to say “the greatest sin that can be committed is the abuse of power. And the cardinal sin of all sins is abuse against a woman or a c...
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The cooperation of victims and witnesses is crucial to achieving successful investigations and prosecutions of criminal offenders. However, victims and witnesses are often reluctant to give informatio...
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The diligent patrol officer reported the episode thoughtfully. He had administered the pilot risk assessment carefully, using the new departmental protocol; his training; and his talent for listening,...