Success in the Media

Facebook Burglary Ring—Geo-Location Means More Crime

 Crime in America.Net   Reporter Erik Sass in Media Post Blogs (see provides the following information:     “…police in the town of Nashua, New Hampshire have busted a three-man burglary ring which stole at least $100,000 worth — and perhaps twice that amount — of cash, consumer electronics, jewelry and other valuables (not to […]

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Most Dangerous Cities–City and State Crime Rates–Pleasing Everyone is Hard to Do

Updated with five new sources, November, 2010. We started Crime in America.Net for a variety of reasons from learning search engine marketing to providing material to our students. One of the lessons we’ve learned is that folks from the Internet do not read—they skim—and they want short and hopefully interesting/entertaining articles. Nowhere is this more […]

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Sex Offenders:74 percent of contacted minors met internet sex offenders

Gentlereaders: There is widespread speculation regarding child sex predators on the internet. Some of the accounts seem to be purely sensational and exploitative. The Library of Congress just released (October, 2009) a bibliography and summation of the research. While not speaking for the Library of Congress, please note that methodologically correct (well done) research can […]

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Social Media and the Murder of Four Police Officers

Gentlereaders: The article below addresses the use of Google Wave and other aspects of social media by the Seattle Times to apprehend the shooter of four Seattle police officers. Google Wave is essentially a community-wide message board in real time.   What this says is that media is searching for new tools in a diminished capacity […]

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Sex Offender Tracking–Can States Keep Up?

Dear readers: This article from the Washington Post is a continuation of news coverage detailing growing complexities of justice administration coupled with severe budget difficulties in 35 of the 50 states. At what point do the “complexities” simply overwhelm the capacities of states to deal with crime issues? Crime in America.Net staff. Violator registry is growing […]

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Criminal Offenders on the Internet and Social Media Sites-DC Public Safety

Http://media.csosa.gov –See Radio Shows Welcome to DC Public Safety–Blog, radio, television shows and transcripts on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system. We now average 228,000 requests per month. We welcome your comments or suggestions at [email protected] or at Twitter at http://twitter.com/lensipes. The show interviews Shannon Blalock, Parole and Probation Officer for the Kentucky […]

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Criminal Offenders on the Internet and Social Media Sites

DC Public Safety–230,000 Requests a Month November 10th, 2009 · No Comments    Standard Podcast [30:25m]: Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download Radio show (podcast) available at: http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/audio/2009/11/offenders-on-the-internet-and-social-media-sites-dc-public-safety-230000-reque/ Welcome to DC Public Safety–radio and television shows on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system. See http://media.csosa.gov for our television shows, blog and […]

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Government Video Website of the Week: DC Public Safety

________________________________________ The (Washington, D.C.) Court Services and Offender Supervision agency (what’s normally called Probation and Parole in most jurisdictions) is using media to not just get the word out about what it does, but also to get the job done. The agency has been making TV and radio for four years. But in the last […]

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