By Roma Blackham, Marketing — The controversial deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castille, among others, have caused many people to question the role of the police and the relationship between police and the public. Another topic brought to the forefront is the role of risk assessment for police officers. Police ...
October 17, 2016WebKeeper
By Roma Blackham, Marketing — In 1985, serial killer Michael Swango was convicted for aggravated battery after he poisoned his co-workers in Illinois. Despite this conviction, he was later able to continue practicing medicine in South Dakota and subsequently fatally poisoned around 50 people. This tragic event leads us to question ...
October 10, 2016WebKeeper
By Trevor Free, Marketing — Last Wednesday on Capitol Hill, hundreds of awards for recognition were given to various Homeland Security agents, each of whom played key roles this year in enhancing U.S. national security. Notable stories included secret service agents who stopped an armed man from getting onto the ...
October 3, 2016WebKeeper
By Seth McGinn, Marketing — For every $100 of credit card spending throughout the world, $.07 is spent fraudulently. This may seem like a minor issue, but not when we total up the amount of card spending that occurs throughout the world in a year, giving us a whopping $22 ...
September 26, 2016WebKeeper
By Roma Blackham, Marketing — The United States has begun to crack down on corrupt officials that are overseas, causing some to accuse the United States of overstepping its boundaries. However, it would seem that cracking down on corrupt foreign officials is in the country’s best interest. Corrupt officials bringing stolen ...
September 20, 2016WebKeeper
By Roma Blackham, Marketing — President Mauricio Macri of Argentina is under fire for telling the truth about the Argentinian economy. It has come to light that the Argentinian government, in its effort to placate the people and avoid making any drastic changes, published false data about the economy. Decrease in Popularity Macri ...
September 14, 2016WebKeeper
By Roma Blackham, Marketing — $51 billion, that’s how much the United States spends each year combating the traffic and sale of illegal drugs. This effort isn’t something new. In the 1970s Richard Nixon called this the War on Drugs, and the term has since become part of our everyday vernacular. ...
September 9, 2016WebKeeper
By Roma Blackham, Marketing — Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services Stephen Moyer is vying for stricter hiring requirements for correctional officers. His new requirements would entail that every applicant passes a polygraph test before they are hired. The problem? Well, according to Lloyd Waters, there are too few applicants ...
September 3, 2016WebKeeper
By Roma Blackham, Marketing — Desperate people do desperate things, especially when drugs are involved. Illegal drug dealers and traffickers depend on secrecy to maintain their lifestyle. The large incomes they are bringing into their bank accounts could potentially raise suspicions from the authorities. So, in an effort to hide and ...
August 31, 2016WebKeeper
By Ashley Mazerolle, Marketing — While the world has been focused on the Summer Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, four American Olympian swimmers got caught up in the party scene and made some foolish mistakes. Held at Gunpoint? Ryan Lochte came forward last week as the spokesman for the four American ...
August 22, 2016WebKeeper
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