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Crime Prevention 101

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New York, NY

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VoiceAmerica

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Crime Prevention 101 is an award-winning, hour-long, magazine-format variety show, with an optimistic perspective on a very sober subject. We give life-saving information on subjects like preventing sexual assault; discuss legal trends like factors that sway juries; and lighten the mood with offbeat topics like prison coaching for white collar criminals.

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English


Episodes

Special Encore Presentation: Surviving and Thriving - Pt 2: Ex-Cons Give Ba

1/25/2012
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Sad but true: two-thirds of ex-offenders relapse into crime after they’re released from prison. Against heavy odds, however, some DO turn their lives around and tonight Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone will be speaking with some former bad guys who are not only law-abiding citizens now but are inspiring other ex-cons to do the same. You’ll meet Larry Lawton, who, after spending 11 years in some of the country’s toughest federal prisons, founded The Reality Check Program for...

Duration: 00:56:53


Surviving and Thriving - Pt 2: Ex-Cons Give Back

1/10/2012
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Sad but true: two-thirds of ex-offenders relapse into crime after they’re released from prison. Against heavy odds, however, some DO turn their lives around and tonight Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone will be speaking with some former bad guys who are not only law-abiding citizens now but are inspiring other ex-cons to do the same. You’ll meet Larry Lawton, who, after spending 11 years in some of the country’s toughest federal prisons, founded The Reality Check Program for...

Duration: 00:28:26


Surviving and Thriving - Pt 1

12/13/2011
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For an optimistic perspective on a sober subject, this week Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone speaks with two very courageous young women, who've been the victims of terrible crimes--the kind that are the stuff of nightmares. But, they’ve survived and thrived and are now helping other victims do the same. Fifteen year old Jamie Isaacs endured years of bullying, starting at age 7, by more than 22 kids in her school. Today, she heads the Jamie Isaacs Foundation for Anti-Bullying...

Duration: 00:29:10


Special Encore Presentation: The Thrilling Detective - & - Shop Safely on B

11/29/2011
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What do Oprah Winfrey, Paris Hilton, Tiger Woods, Ted Turner and even Franklin Delano Roosevelt have in common? All these famous people (and many, many more) have had their identity stolen or been victims of credit card fraud. Identity theft is a huge and growing problem and since November is the start of the holiday shopping season, beginning with Black Friday and then Cyber Monday, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone speaks with Paige Pederson from LifeLock, the identity theft...

Duration: 00:56:35


The Penn State Child Sexual Abuse Case & Three Strategies to Protect Your C

11/15/2011
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Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has been accused of abusing eight (so far) young boys, resulting in scandalous allegations, charges of a coverup, the firing of legendary coach Joe Paterno and Penn State President Graham Spanier and violent protests by some Penn State students. Crime Prevention Susan Bartelstone speak with Jennifer Storm …. from the Pennsylvania Victim/Witness Assistance Program, fresh off an appearance on ABC Nightly News with Diane Sawyer, who was the...

Duration: 00:28:01


DV in the Latino Community; Bullying Prevention; Website Where Crime Pays!

10/18/2011
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Domestic violence occurs in all cultures and socioeconomic levels, but Latino victims (overwhelmingly women) appear to be younger, poorer and less educated than other groups and many are undocumented immigrants. Formidable barriers exist that may discourage these women from seeking help despite severe abuse. Tonight Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone speaks with Cecilia Gastn from the Violence Intervention Project about what’s being done in NYC to address these challenges and...

Duration: 00:27:32


Domestic Violence Hopes - & - Cyber Security: What a Month!

10/4/2011
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With an estimated 4 million victims a year, It's a good bet that domestic violence will touch the life of every single American at some point and, with October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it's time to recommit to ending violence within our homes, our communities and our country. Tonight, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone speaks with Angela Watson from Empire Cosmetology Schools, which supports CUT IT OUT, a program that teaches hair salon professionals to...

Duration: 00:29:06


Sherlock Holmes - & - CSI Bootcamp

9/20/2011
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Sherlock Holmes was using forensic science before we even HAD the word forensic. From Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear, this week, Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone explores the real forensics behind the fictional detective’s greatest cases with E. J. Wagner, Edgar-winning author of The Science of Sherlock Holmes, whose book uses Holmes's techniques, including his use of fingerprints, early photography, trace evidence, autopsies and even zoology, as a jumping-off point to...

Duration: 00:27:45


It’s National Campus Safety Awareness Month!

9/6/2011
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If you’re the parent of a college kid you know that once summer ends, school starts again. But you may not know that September is Campus Safety Awareness Month. Crime Prevention Specialist Susan Bartelstone thinks every month should be because the statistics on campus violence, and sexual assault particularly, are pretty alarming. So this week, she aims to raise awareness about campus safety issues and give suggestions about what can be done to make college campuses safer. She’s speaking...

Duration: 00:27:38