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10 Dec The Home Alone Holiday Crime Effect

In the movie Home Alone, Kevin McCallister wakes up to his dream Christmas scenario: his large and boisterous family are all gone. Things turn sideways when two home burglars stake out his house for a little holiday criminal activity. We know the rest, Kevin learns...

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14 Jun Is Violent Crime Worse In The Summer?

The Old Wives’ Tale—that hot weather makes people irritable and more likely to commit a crime—may just have some validity. In 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice gathered nationwide research and published a report in which they tracked seasonal criminal victimization trends for various violent...

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21 May What is “Due Process”?

In our last blog post, we discussed a well-known clause in our U.S. Constitution’s Fifth Amendment that pertains to your right against self-incrimination. In today’s blog post we’ll highlight another part of our constitution, the phrase due process. These two little words actually appear in...

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28 Apr Your Miranda Rights Part One – The History

We’ve all heard the Miranda Rights read aloud on a criminal-drama TV series by a police officer upon the arrest of a suspect. Hopefully, you haven’t had these words read aloud in person! It goes as such: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything...

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