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Article ID: 709736

Who should Fido fear? Depends on relationship

Michigan State University

As states around the country move to stiffen punishments for animal cruelty, Michigan State University researchers have found a correlation between the types of animal abuse committed and the perpetrator's relationship to an animal and its owner.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 709683

Parkland Shooting Analysis Provides Mounting Evidence of Need for Active Shooter Detection and Response Systems

Intrusion Technologies

A new whitepaper authored by experts on active shooter detection systems details how automated, rapid-response technology may have changed the course of events which lead to more than 30 wounded or dead students and faculty.

Released:
15-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 709667

“Broken Windows,” Lower Grades

American Sociological Association (ASA)

While criminologists continue to debate the impact of the practice, new research from two sociologists demonstrates that this sort of aggressive policing has a negative impact on the scholastic performance of African-American young teenagers in the affected neighborhoods

Released:
14-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 709528

We Must Be Vigilant of the Precursors to Violence Against Women

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

In the U.S. 3 to 4 million women are abused, and more than 1,500 are killed by their abusers each year. But how do we know who is at the greatest risk? Enter Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN and the Danger Assessment, a tool she created that helps to determine the likelihood an abused woman has of being killed by her current or ex intimate partner.

Released:
12-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709462

Child victims of sex trafficking receive mixed messages: If we aren’t ‘aggressors’ then why are we arrested?

Wichita State University

The following joint op-ed was written by Dr. Karen Countryman-Roswurm, Center for Combating Human Trafficking at Wichita State University, and Linda Smith of Shared Hope International.

Released:
12-Mar-2019 1:10 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 709067

Nearly Half of Americans Have Had a Family Member Jailed, Imprisoned

Cornell University

In a groundbreaking Cornell-led study illuminating the extensive scope of mass incarceration in the U.S., nearly 1 in 2 Americans have had a brother or sister, parent, spouse or child spend time in jail or prison – a far higher figure than previously estimated.

Released:
4-Mar-2019 4:45 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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