This Bureau of Justice Assistance publication was developed by a focus group to reach those who manage law enforcement volunteer programs. This publication provides law enforcement volunteers with information on dealing with the media, types of missing person cases, available technology, partner organizations, and individual agency experiences with missing persons. (NCJ 233059)
WOAILocal leaders hold press conference to address crime in the city, new initiativesWOAILaunched in January of this year, the Violent Crime Task Force Initiative deploys covert police units working with the Sheriff's department, the District Attorney's office, and federal agents. AA. SAN ANTONIO — Local leaders will be addressing crime ...and more »
Burglary investigated as hate crime in Fairfax Co.WTOPWASHINGTON — A Fairfax County family says that burglars who broke into their apartment this weekend left an offensive message about Muslims on the wall before taking off with immigration records and valuable wedding gifts. County police are ...and more »
NBC New YorkFeds Arrest 10 Bonanno Organized Crime Family Members and AssociatesNBC New YorkTen members and associates of the Bonanno organized crime family, including alleged acting captain Ronald Giallanzo, were arrested early Tuesday by the FBI and NYPD Joint Organized Crime Task Force, officials said. The 37-count federal indictment ...
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV10 members of reputed Bonanno crime family charged in alleged loansharking operationNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVNEW YORK — Ten members of the reputed Bonanno crime family were charged in an alleged loansharking operation and various crimes spanning nearly two decades. The U.S. Attorney's Office unsealed a 37-count indictment charging the members […]
NOLA.comNOLA.com launches New Orleans crime map by police districtsNOLA.comFor each police district, readers can find the block address, time and other information on individual incidents in four violent crime categories reported to NOPD: homicides, aggravated batteries - which includes nonfatal shootings - armed robberies ...and more »
STLtoday.comFormer St. Peters mayor Shawn Brown admits new federal crimeSTLtoday.comCollins said Brown could receive probation at his sentencing hearing, now scheduled for June 29, if he commits no other crimes or violations while out on bond. He will also have to repay the money. Brown was mayor from 2004 to 2006, when he was ...and […]
Coshocton TribuneCrime reportsCoshocton TribuneCOSHOCTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. JUSTICE CENTER. Tuesday. Total inmates, 60; males, 48; females 12. Accidents. Monday. The Sheriff's Office received a report of a wrecked vehicle with no one in or around it on County Road 298, near New ...
Reputed mobster gets prison for plotting to kill crime rivalThe Seattle TimesNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Nevada man who authorities say is a member of the New Jersey crime family believed to be the model for HBO's “The Sopranos” is headed to prison for plotting the death of an organized crime rival. Federal prosecutors say […]
VultureS-Town Transcends the True Crime of SerialVultureThe podcast S-Town, which was released in its seven-episode entirety this morning, isn't a true-crime audio documentary. At least, not in the way many fans expected when details of the latest project by Serial's creators were first circulated. It was ...The new true-crime podcast from the “Serial” creators is […]
The StateViolent crime down in SC, but attacks on officers rise sharplyThe StateWhile violent crime and property crime rates are down in South Carolina, the same cannot be said for certain crimes against law enforcement officers. Rates of overall violent and property crimes in South Carolina dropped in 2015 and 2014 compared to ...
Washington ExaminerCops praise Trump after meeting on violent crimeWashington ExaminerCanterbury and nine other law enforcement officials met with Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and several White House senior aides on Tuesday for what he described as a "refreshing" 45-minute discussion about violence ...and more »
ForbesPolitical Risk Analysis: Violent Crime Rising In Chihuahua, MexicoForbesOn March 23 Miroslava Breach Velducea, a journalist at La Jornada, one of Mexico's most prominent opposition newspapers was shot and killed as she left her home. The shooting was a high-profile murder that is part of a surge of recent killings in the ...and more »
OregonLive.comWithout evidence, Oregon GOP pins violent crime on Portland ...OregonLive.comSALEM -- Oregon Republican Party officials issued a pair of incendiary statements Tuesday in which they linked Portland-area rapes and murder to ...and more »
GQ MagazineWhy Does the Trump White House Care About Some Violent Crimes but Not Others?GQ MagazineA very perplexing thing happened during bumbling espionage enthusiast Sean Spicer's White House press briefing on Monday. April Ryan, whom you may remember as the black reporter asked by Donald Trump if any members of the Congressional Black ...and more »
KPRC HoustonHundreds of dangerous, violent crimes revealed at NE Harris County apartmentsKPRC HoustonBeing that the two suspects charged with this crime were not residents of our complex, this is a call for greater, more collaborative civic action including Harverstock Hills residents, local community leaders as well as city officials. We will ...and more »
WTXL ABC 27Proposal Increasing Violent Crime Penalties for Undocumented Immigrants Moves through HouseWTXL ABC 27TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - By a vote of seven to five, the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee approved a proposal Monday that would increase penalties for undocumented immigrants who commit types of violent crimes. Under the legislation ...House Bill Increases Criminal Penalties Against […]
LifeZetteNationwide String of Violent Crimes Involving Illegal Aliens | LifeZetteLifeZetteAn MS-13 gang member who was previously deported four times was arrested on Long Island, New York, last week for sexually assaulting a two-year-old girl ...and more »
HoodlineViolent Crime In 2017: Central City Gets Relief, But Upward Trend From Castro To HaightHoodlineSan Francisco has begun the year with a broad drop in crime, according to official reports, including property crimes and most violent crimes. Unfortunately, the trend doesn't extend to every neighborhood. Tips from readers and our reporting have ...
KGO-TVANALYSIS: Violent crime in San Francisco down but some popular ...KGO-TVThe good news is that violent crime is down in most of San Francisco in 2017, however; ABC7 News' partners at Hoodline have data that suggests an uptick in ...and more »
Grits remains excited about bail-reform legislation being promoted by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller this session, and carried at the Lege by John Whitmire (SB 1338) in the Senate and Andrew Murr (HB 3011) in the House. Those are some big guns aimed at […]
Filed under: News, US, ControversyWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said on Tuesday he will not divulge - even to other members of his panel - who gave him intelligence reports that indicated President Donald Trump and his associates may have been ensnared in incidental intelligence collection.InsideGov | GraphiqAOL contributed to […]
A divided court rules in the case of Bobby James Moore that Texas' state’s highest criminal court failed to heed medical experts’ changing views about how best to measure intellectual disabilities. Chief Justice John Roberts and two others dissented,
Kirsten Moore directs Pew’s health care products project, which seeks to advance federal policies to improve the safety of over-the-counter drug products and dietary supplements. She guides the project’s research and is building partnerships with other organizations around this advocacy goal.
States are finding new ways to get smart on crime and, in the process, changing how America views crime and punishment. After decades of rising prison populations, reforms in 33 states have helped cut the national incarceration rate by 13 percent since 2007. That data point drives this episode’s conversation about the new approaches, informed […]
Since 2007, more than 30 states have enacted policies to reverse corrections growth and contain costs, while maintaining the long-term, nationwide decline in the crime rate that began in the early 1990s.
Jake Horowitz, director of research and policy for Pew’s public safety performance project, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Feb. 28, 2017. He presented evidence about how states have applied research to reduce juvenile crime and incarceration.
Jake Horowitz is the state policy director for the Public Safety Performance Project (PSPP), overseeing state engagement and strategic planning for Pew’s work to advance data-driven, fiscally sound policies and practices in the criminal and juvenile corrections systems that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control costs.
A Texas pastor is claiming that child pornography images allegedly found on his computer were “to remind himself of what other people like to look at,” according to an affidavit for a search warrant. Local police disagree. “That explanation did not really pan out for us,” police Sgt. Lonnie Brazzel told The Huffington Post. Authorities […]
Calls to cruelty hotline rose by nearly 5% in 2016, but charity says increase reflects more sharing of abuse footage on social mediaThe number of animal cruelty investigations by the RSPCA jumped by nearly 5% last year to more than 400 a day, according to figures released by the animal welfare charity.In its annual prosecutions […]
A woman was in stable condition Tuesday after she was stabbed inside her hospital room during a domestic dispute in the early morning, according to the Long Beach Police Department. Police officers responded about 2:50 a.m. to St. Mary Medical Center in the 1000 block of Linden Avenue to investigate...
A Baltimore judge ruled Tuesday that defense attorneys can use past internal affairs complaints against a police officer as a way to raise questions about his credibility at an upcoming trial. Circuit Judge Marcus Shar is allowing the public defender's office to question Baltimore Police Sgt. Joseph...
A Charlotte man already facing identity-theft charges compounded his legal problems last month by texting another victim’s personal information to his probation officer. Prosecutors say Kendell Rashad Bowden, 25, then … Click to Continue »
The Dunwoody Police Department is currently looking for Laverne Harold Squires, age 79, a Dunwoody Resident. Squires is suffering from Alzheimers. He was last seen leaving his residence at approximately 4:30PM on Friday. He left in ...
WESTMINSTER – Hundreds of thousands of Southland motorists are risking serious injury or death because they’re driving recalled vehicles with faulty air bags, a coalition of civic and state officials said Tuesday, March 28 at City Hall. Making...