The Teen and Police Service Academy’s (T.A.P.S. Academy) goal is to reduce the social distance between at-risk youth and law enforcement. This goal will be accomplished through learning, interaction and discussion between at-risk youth and the law enforcement personnel that serve their communities. The data provided displays information surveyed on effectiveness from the 2011 semester.
As a child, we all had dreams of what we wanted to be when we grew up. Some of us followed through, while the rest of us feel into the hustle and grind of everyday life. If you could go back in time, have you ever wondered what it would take to follow your original career path?
Crime Headlines vs. Reality—What does the local coverage of crime teach about the world around you? How do headlines compare to what the police are reporting to the public about crime in their city? To find out Simplisafe took a look at the news coverage of crime for one week in four major US cities.
Pepper spray is commonly used by the police to disperse crowds or deal with unruly suspects, but realistically, how safe is pepper spray? This infographic from Online Criminal Justice Degree takes a look at what peppers pepper sprays are made of, how they work, and how they can cause fatal or permanent eye damage to people.