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The Presence of Sexual Violence in Neighborhoods Erodes Feelings of Safety for Women—but Not Men

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Feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighborhood are significantly tied to women’s—but not men’s—perceptions of its safety, according to new research.

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@UNLV Crowd Safety Expert Dissects Environments and Human Interactions for Clues on Creating Safe Spaces

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Hot Spot Policing Focused on Guns Is Most Effective Strategy For Reducing Gun Violence in Baltimore, Study Finds

A Baltimore program that assigns detectives to work in neighborhoods at high risk for gun violence was more effective at reducing gun violence in Baltimore than other initiatives, a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds. The so-called “hot spot” program, which focuses on individuals with a history of gun violence and curtailing illegal gun possession led to significant reductions in homicides and nonfatal shootings.

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Message Sent: Justice Served Swiftly to Markhor Poachers in Pakistan

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Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan (January 8, 2018) The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) applauds the Government of Gilgit-Balitistan (GB) for the expeditious arrest and sentencing of markhor poachers in Astore District of the GB. Further, the penalties are of a severity that meets the seriousness of the offense, and are sure to send a message that will deter others from considering similar pilfering of Pakistan’s unique natural resources.

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New Law Enforcement Training Center opens at Wichita State University

Wichita State's School of Criminal Justice moves into new Law Enforcement Training Center on WSU's Innovation Campus.

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Twitter, Trump and Sexual Assault: A Call to Men for Action

The social media backlash against sexual assault not only gives victims a collective outlet for disclosure, but also serves as a powerful tool to urge boys and men to condemn violence against women, finds a first-of-its-kind study by Michigan State University scholars.

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Oprah Winfrey, Golden Globes, #metoo, #whywewearblack, Hollywood, Sexual Harassment in Hollywood , Gender Equity, Anti-harassment

Unprecedented, Winfrey-Powered 'Time's Up' Campaign Poised to Affect Real Change, Redlands Professor Says.

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Tech Expert: IoT Growth Requires Continued Consumer Vigilance in 2018

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ASU Expert: Sexual Harassment in the Food Industry "Far More Widespread Than Anyone Wants to Talk About" #TimesUp #MeToo

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Brain Lesions and Criminal Behavior Linked to Moral Decision-Making Network

When brain lesions occur within the brain network responsible for morality and value-based decision-making, they can predispose a person toward criminal behavior, according to new research by Ryan Darby, MD, assistant professor of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).







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