Lauren Urban and Greg Shillinglaw
The dorm may feel like home and the college setting serene, but local campuses are often not as safe as students believe.
A false sense of security among some college students opens the door to such property crimes as burglary and theft — and occasionally more serious crimes including sexual [...]
SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA – September 14, 2011 — A couple’s night in Southwest Philadelphia took a horrifying turn.
Police say it was around 10:00 p.m. last night at 48th Street near Springfield Avenue when a boyfriend and girlfriend were approached by two teenagers, one described as about 13 years old and the other about 17.
With guns [...]
By Lynda Shrager
Last night’s call from the younger college daughter: “Did dad get me renter’s insurance this year?” “Yes honey, why?” “There have been a lot of burglaries in my neighborhood. Just checking.”
Today’s Facebook entry from the older daughter: “Can’t wait to ride my bike to work at the hospital.” I’ve seen the neighborhood that [...]
Police in Manhattan are on the hunt for another sexual predator, after a college student was attacked by a man who allegedly claimed to be armed with a gun.
A 21-year-old City College student says she was assaulted in her apartment on 147th Street between Amsterdam and Broadway early yesterday afternoon.
The woman stopped at her mailbox [...]
Walla Walla, Wash. – Two Walla Walla brothers accused of plying underage girls with alcohol during parties at their house were arrested for having sexual contact with teens, police said.
Frank J. Avbel, 24, was booked in to the Walla Walla County jail on suspicion of 30 counts of third-degree child rape, said Walla Walla police [...]
Campus Safety and Security
Time certainly flies by. Is it really August 1st already? In just a few weeks college campuses across the country will re-open to hundreds of thousands of 18 to 24 year old kids. After reviewing the governments national campus crime statistics, I think it is fair to raise the following question. Are [...]
A young lady’s college years should be the best of her life. For most they are, but unfortunately for some who are unprepared their school days may not be looked back upon so fondly. If you are a young woman preparing to go off to college, or the parent of one, please consider the old [...]
There is more and more interest in self defense tools as crime continues to rise. Even the least likely individuals, such as grandparents, are looking for information so that they can make informed decisions in trying to defend themselves from personal attacks, burglaries, robberies and more.
Just a few short years ago, some [...]
Copyright (c) 2008 Iasia Rogers
Having a panic room which can also be called a safe room in your home is very important. This room can be yours and your family safe haven in case of attacks by terrorist, burglaries or high [...]
One of the most frequently asked questions about the CCTV system is that inquiring upon its nature. CCTV, short for Closed Circuit Television, is a surveillance technology which monitors a wide range of activities and environments. The CCTV system is based on a communication link between a camera and a specific monitor. Many towns and [...]