Tagged: law

Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June 2012, Released

Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June 2012 The Criminal Justice Information Services Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has released its crime statistics for the first half of 2012. Entitled, “Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, January-June 2012”, the statistics contained in four tables and a series of spreadsheets indicate...

FBI Releases Hate Crime Statistics for 2011

Yesterday, the FBI released its annual hate crimes accounting report titled, “Hate Crime Statistics 2011.” “The data contained in this report, which is a subset of the information that law enforcement submits to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program, includes the following categories: offense type, location, bias motivation, victim type,...

New Report on Human Trafficking in California

A new report has been released by the California Department of Justice entitled, “The State of Human Trafficking in California, 2012.” The trafficking of drugs and guns has been a problem in many areas throughout the world, but in the last 5 years human trafficking has become more prevalent among...

Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections

The Congressional Research Service recently released a report in time for the Presidential Election which explains in detail the Electoral College. Entitled,“The Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections”, this paper includes the following sections: “Constitutional Origins”; “The Electoral College Today”; “2012 Presidential Election: An Electoral College Timeline”;...

Response to Protests on UC Campuses

The recently released report to University of California President Mark G. Yudof titled, “Response to Protests on UC Campuses,” attempts to identify “best practices to inform the University’s response to future demonstrations” after the conflict which emerged during the protests at University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Davis...

Guide to Improving Your Community’s Awareness

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the International Association of Chiefs of Police have partnered “to develop community-based strategies and tools to improve the public’s awareness and reporting of suspicious activity.” The guide Resource Guide to Improve Your Community’s Awareness and Reporting of Suspicious Activity for Law Enforcement and Community...