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Is the US Becoming a Police State?

Is the US Becoming a Police State?

April 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Militarized police, sophisticated surveillance, and normal citizens with little say in what goes on. The US has all the trappings of an all-powerful police state. The following infographic looks at whether the United States is becoming a police state or not.

Stop-and-Frisk: Protection or Discrimination?

Stop-and-Frisk: Protection or Discrimination?

February 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The Mayor of New York initiated a stop-and-frisk law in 1994. Is this protection or discrimination? Check out the following infographic to learn more about it.

You Have the Right to Remain Out of Prison

You Have the Right to Remain Out of Prison

December 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Knowing your rights can get you out of a sticky situation with the police. Check out the infographic below presented by Online-Paralegal-Programs.com to learn more.

Of Cops and Cookies: How Police are Using Computers to Solve Crimes

Of Cops and Cookies: How Police are Using Computers to Solve Crimes

October 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

With the use of computers and technology police are now able to solve crimes faster and more efficiently. Check out the infographic below to learn more.

TAPS Academy Works

TAPS Academy Works

January 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

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.

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

November 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

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?

The Curious Case of Crime in the Media

The Curious Case of Crime in the Media

August 17, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

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.

How Safe is Pepper Spray

How Safe is Pepper Spray

February 17, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

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.