Online dating scams…red warning flags …. Read more…
Supermarket robberies happen more often than you’d think, so here’s a great tip.
5 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe. You don’t actually have to own a canine to scare a burglar into thinking you do.
DAMAYAN Migrant Workers Association, formed to help Filipino immigrants, especially domestic workers who are virtually held prisoners in the homes of their employers .
The Hunt for the Notorious D. B. Cooper & Keeping Communities Safe Despite Budget Cuts: Air Date 11/02/11
On November 24, 1971, a skyjacker and extortionist who became known as D. B. Cooper parachuted out of a Northwest airlines flight–and into infamy–somewhere over Ariel, WA with $200,000 of the airline’s money, never to be seen or heard from again. This case has intrigued law enforcement and amateur sleuths alike, including me, for more than 40 years.
Domestic Violence in the Latino Community; Bullying Prevention; Legal Website Where Crime Pays! Air Date 10/19/11
Domestic violence occurs in all cultures and on all socioeconomic levels, but Latino victims (overwhelmingly women) appear to be younger, poorer and less educated than other groups and a lot are undocumented immigrants.
September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month but Every Month Should Be!
On campus and off, in school and in life, you’ve got rights. Learn them and embrace them and they’ll liberate and strengthen you.
Communicate clearly about how you want AND expect to be treated…and this applies to both girls and boys. Acting sorry or unsure sends mixed messages and it can be difficult to know how a person feels without hearing it, assertively, from them.
Sherlock Holmes was using forensic science before we even HAD the word forensic. From Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear, this week, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone explores the real forensics behind the fictional detective’s greatest cases.
Are you afraid to disagree with your boyfriend or partner or fear making him/her angry? Has your boyfriend/partner hit, punched, pushed, shaken or choked you? Or, are you afraid he/she will? Are you afraid to breakup with him/her? These are some of the signs of an abusive relationship.
After 8-year-old Lieby Kletzy was murdered and 20 years after the Crown Heights Riots, Brooklyn, NY has stepped up to create safe havens for kids and keep peace in the community between Hasidic Jews and African Americans. This week, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone talks with Brooklyn DA Joe Hynes about the extraordinary efforts this borough has taken to protect its citizens –- steps other communities can learn from.
The only thing new about sexting is the word and the medium because people have been sending naked images of themselves to others, wanted or unwanted, for decades. Remember Polaroid instant cameras, photocopy machines and more recently web cams. We usually think of it as something primarily teens and young adults do, but when Congressman Anthony Weiner’s political career tanked because he tweeted pictures of his wiener (mandatory wiener reference alert) to a young constituent, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone just had to ask why.
Lieby Kletzky, a trusting eight-year old, walking home from summer camp for the very first time, was abducted and murdered despite living in a tight knit NYC Orthodox Jewish community that’s generally regarded as extremely safe. The whole City is shocked and grieving.
Are you dreaming of Disneyland? A luau on a lanai? Or, maybe just a long weekend getaway at the beach reading great books? Well, according to the FBI, while you’re at the beach or on vacation someone might very well be sizing up your home for a burglary. Since July and August particularly are the months when the most burglaries and property crimes take place, this week, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone talks about home safety, alarm systems and gives great tips such as the five best places to hide valuables that most burglars never think of and inexpensive psyche-out strategies that make burglars pause.