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    Bystander Intervention | Jeff McKissack, Defense By Design

    Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd Have you ever heard this old proverb, though typically related to dating? Well, in many cases, it could be true for those who (with all the best of intentions) try to intervene in the midst of a confrontation or attack. …

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    Victims react to contractor’s arrest in fence, deck scam. “Almost every victim interviewed by the Herald said they found Henry’s 5 Star Fence and Deck on HomeAdvisor.com. Despite the site’s claim to vet contractors with background checks, Bilberry said homeowners looking for contractors should avoid …

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    CAUSE Weekly Wrap Up | 08

    Volunteers may be saddled with costs of child abuse clearances.  It’s great to see organizations stepping up their background screening game. This article sheds some light on the extensive costs, but reassures readers that it’s well worth it.  CAUSE Certification is an ideal program for …

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    8 Ways Women Can Protect Against Sexual Assault | Nicole Sundine, Protective Power Project

    If you’re like me, an article titled 8 Ways Women Can Protect Against Sexual Assault evokes expectations of advice about not wearing high heels in case you have to run, being careful about talking to anyone you don’t know, and carrying your keys in your …

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    CAUSE Weekly Wrap Up | 07

    Angie’s List boasts that they provide ‘Reviews you can trust’.  Consumers are finding out the hard way that that may not be true.  Full story here.   Denver City Council grills Denver Human Services leadership about background check failures. Denver Human Services is making some …

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    Safety Tip Tuesday | March 2015 Recap

    Just a friendly reminder to ensure your home and your family are safe this spring break. Enjoy your vacations! Planning a hike or camping trick? Keep this acronym in mind. Most importantly, ALWAYS let someone know where you’re headed. It’s time to sign your kids …

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    Lawmakers Alarmed After Convicted Murderer Goes Through TSA PreCheck Airport Screening. How secure is the TSA pre-check process really? Full story here.   Lawsuit accuses Angie’s List of manipulating reviews. “Reviews you can trust”? It seems not. Full story here.   Police urge parents to …

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    Weinberg Bill Requiring International Backgrounds Checks for Doctors, Surgeons Advances. One doctor who was convicted of manslaughter in the UK has been practicing in New Jersey. Full story here.   Jury Awards Families of Murdered Employees Over $8 Million.  An employee murdered two co-workers after …

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    Out of Trouble, but Criminal Records Keep Men Out of Work | The New York Times

    By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM FEB. 28, 2015 Michael Hugh Mirsky landed a temporary job in December rolling stacks of crated milk and orange juice to the loading docks at a commercial dairy in central New Jersey. He’s not making much, and he doesn’t know how long it …

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    Sexual Predators Hidden in Federal Witness Protection Program. The crimes of some of those protected by the program include rape and sexual assault of children. Full story here.   Another city is trying to push Uber to better their safety standards.  Eugene, Oregon sues Uber to stop …

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