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Facebook Threat Leads to Felony Charges


Interesting story on an NPR radio show about how a threat to an Apple Store employee via Facebook resulted in felony criminal charges. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Monday, October 24th, 2011 at 5:05 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

NY Experiences Unprecedented Drop in Prison Populations


Over the past 10 years, as other states across the country experienced dramatic upticks in crime and exploding prison populations, New York was experiencing something quite different. During that time, New York experienced its biggest drop in prison counts, falling 22% overall. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Friday, October 21st, 2011 at 2:11 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

New NY Parole Board Rule Could Mean Major Changes


When the New York Parole Board considers releasing someone on parole, they take several things into consideration including the crime that landed the inmate in prison, their progress while in prison, and their criminal history. Up until now, some considerations were merely advisory. Now, however, the board will be required to consider rehabilitation and recidivism in their reviews, a change that could lead to major changes in who is released and the number of parolees overall. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 6th, 2011 at 10:48 am and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

NYPD to Troll Facebook and Twitter to Help Solve Crime


The New York Police Department has opened a new unit, wholly dedicated to tracking suspects online via social media outlets like MySpace, Twitter, and Facebook. While many people share without abandon on their social media sites, not thinking (or even caring) about who might read the details of their life and what they might think. If you didn’t already wonder who was accessing those status messages, now you can rest assured that the long arm of the law will be watching. [Read More…]

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2011 at 10:57 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

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