Starting in January, Crime Prevention 101 (and me!) is going on a much needed vacation for a few months.
Sad but true: two-thirds of ex-offenders relapse into crime within three years after they’ve been released from prison. Against heavy odds, however, some DO turn their lives around and this week, I’ll be speaking with some former bad guys who are not only law-abiding citizens but are inspiring other ex-cons to do the same. Spend some time with us and become hopeful.
For an optimistic perspective on a sober subject, this week Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone speaks with two very courageous young women, who’ve been the victims of terrible crimes–the kind that are the stuff of nightmares. But, they’ve survived and thrived and are now helping others do the same. Spend some time with us and be inspired.
What do Oprah Winfrey, Paris Hilton, Tiger Woods, Ted Turner and even Franklin Delano Roosevelt have in common? All these famous people (and many, many more) have had their identity stolen or been victims of credit card fraud.
The Penn State Child Sexual Abuse Scandal & Three Strategies to Protect Your Children: Air Date 11/16/11
Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has been accused of abusing eight (so far) young boys, resulting in scandalous allegations, charges of a coverup, the firing of legendary coach Joe Paterno and Penn State President Graham Spanier and violent protests by some Penn State students.
With an estimated 4 million victims a year, it’s a good bet that domestic violence — and it’s devastating consequences to the women, men, children, relatives, friends and even co-workers of those involved — will touch the life of every single American at some point in time.
If you’re the parent of a college kid you know once summer ends, school starts again. But you may not know that September is Campus Safety Awareness Month. Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone thinks every month should be because the statistics on campus violence and sexual assault particularly are pretty alarming.
This panel has 60 years experience among them dealing with the subject of child abuse.
Lorena Bobbitt interview
The following are the resources, groups and organizations mentioned in my radio show of 10/15/09.
The following are the resources, groups and organizations mentioned in my radio show of 10/08/09 on Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Guest: Karen Karpowich, President of the New York Women’s Agenda, a coalition of 100 diverse women’s groups and organizations dedicated to women’s empowerment ; Guest: Sister Mary Nerney, from STEPS to End Family Violence, who [...]
The following are the resources, groups and organizations mentioned in my radio show of 10/01/09 on how to keep your neighborhood safe, in light of the revelations about Jaycee Dugard case and the ramshackle compound where she and her two daughters lived for 16 years in the backyard of her abductors; completely under the radar [...]
September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month Resources: National Campus Safety Awareness Month 2009: http://www.ncsam.org/ Men Can Stop Rape organization: www.mencanstoprape.org Bringing in the Bystander to Stop Sexual Assault: www.unh.edu/preventioninnovations My Mobile Witness (a free service that turns your camera cell phone into a personal safety device): www.mymobilewitness.com Sexual Assault Survivor Resources: RAINN (Rape and [...]