Month: August 2020

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Criminal Offenses Against the Person
Did you know that, for the purposes of measuring crime in the United States, criminal activity is generally classified as violent crime or property crime. For example, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, or BCJS, defines “property crime” as burglary, theft, motor vehicle theft, larceny, internet crime, and identity theft. It defines “violent crime” as murder, […]
Five Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse to Look Out for During COVID-19
Have you been struggling during COVID-19? Perhaps one of the most frustrating, infuriating and scary things about the COVID-19 pandemic is that there is so much beyond our control. For families with loved ones in Florida nursing homes, the inability to visit may create extra stress and uncertainty. Among other things, they may be concerned […]
Hate Crime Legislation and Reform
Do you know about hate crimes? Hate crimes are crimes committed against victims specifically because of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or disability. Policymakers and law enforcement agencies often consider hate crimes a priority area due to their devastating effects, which include terrorizing entire communities. Hate crimes appear as a top […]
How to Keep School Age Kids Safe When They Return to School
Even in the best of times, the beginning of a new school year can be a challenging time for parents and kids. The mix of apprehension and excitement for both can almost be palpable. Have you considered that, this year, the biggest challenge for parents may be how to keep their children safe as they […]
Ideas for Keeping your Employees Safe at Work
Have you considered that employees who feel safe at work may be more likely to have increased productivity levels? Without spending time fearing for their safety, workers can experience the freedom to focus on their work without this distraction. To help keep employees safe on the job, let us discuss some ways to accomplish this […]
Tips to Avoid Drinking and Driving
Driving in the United States has its risks. Did you know that, according to the CDC, 10,497 people died in alcohol impaired crashes in 2016 alone? Even if you do not cause a serious or fatal accident, there can be some other consequences of drunk driving that may be rather unpleasant, to say the least. […]
Vehicle Theft Prevention Tips
Did you know that July was National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month? When it comes to vehicle thefts in the United States, there is good news and bad news. The good news is that this crime has declined for the past two years. As reflected in the most recent available data, there were 794,019 thefts in […]
In Case of Emergency: Evacuating During a Hurricane
With hurricane season in full swing, it may be more important than ever to know how to guard yourself against harm. Natural disasters pose a threat not only to infrastructure and personal property, but to your safety as well. How can you protect yourself from the worst of what hurricane season has to offer? Let […]