What is a Gang? A Gang is a group of individuals that is generally involved in delinquent or criminal activities. The group includes: core members, regulars and peripheral members. The leadership, or core members, determines the nature, level and goals of gang activity. Some characteristics attributed to gangs include: group organization, leadership, violent behavior, territory, […]

Elder Abuse

What is Elder Abuse? Elder abuse is the intentional or negligent causing of physical or emotional pain, bodily injury or general harm or preventing an elder from essential services, or the use of an elders finances or property to the benefit of another.There are many different types of Elderly Abuse including physical, emotional, and/or psychological […]

Cyber Bullying

What is Cyber Bullying? The intentional harassment through the Internet via e-mail, social networking sites, instant messaging or cell phones. Examples of Cyber Bullying include: Hacking or stealing a password to a personal online account with the intent of posting or sending compromising information, pictures or videos. Rumors spread through: social networking sites, e-mail or […]

Child Safety

What You Need To Know In Order To Keep Your Children Safe In The Car: The most important rule to remember is: one person, one seat belt. At no time are children (two or older) allowed to share a single seat belt. Crash tests have found that children sharing a seat belt in a crash […]

Active Shooter

What is an Active Shooter? An “active shooter” is an individual who is engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Victims are selected at random Event is unpredictable and […]