What Is Difficult Process Service?
A normal process service is where subpoenas, summons, restraining orders, tenant evictions, foreclosure notices and a host of other writs are served on an individual. Difficult process service is where serving up these types of documents becomes very tricky and even...
Drunk vs. High Driving
Driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a crime. But what exactly defines a DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated)? The following infographic compares drunk driving laws and practices in the USA and Canada. Find out what the penalties are and when can you get charged with DUI or DWI.
10 Telltale Signs Your Spouse May Be Cheating On You
Has your spouse or partner been acting strangely as of late? Or maybe you sense distance in your relationship? All of this leads you to suspect that they may be cheating on you but how can you really know? In this article are 10 telltale signs that your spouse or partner may be cheating on you.
6 Cases That Changed Crime Analysis
Over several centuries of crime analysis, the process of examining and approaching illegal activities has changed dramatically. Though we may take for granted how lawful searches are performed or the way an interrogation takes place, things were very different before groundbreaking cases put today’s procedures into place. In the following infographic, look at 6 cases which change the way crimes were analyzed.
What Young People Need To Know About Sex Laws
So many young people today are walking around uninformed and uneducated about the current laws that are on the books regarding sex and sexual activity. As a result, more and more young people are finding themselves involved in situations they shouldn’t be in. This...
When Can The Police Use Force?
At what point can the Police use force and what happens when they do? Let’s first of all look at what it means to use force. When police use force, it essentially entails the means of compelling compliance or overcoming resistance to an officer’s command in order to protect life or property or to take a person into custody. That force may be verbal, physical, impact, chemical, electronic or firearm.
Stop-and-Frisk: Protection or Discrimination?
In the year 1994, the Mayor of New York initiated a stop-and-frisk law in an effort to reduce crime and gun violence. Under the law, police officers may stop, question, and frisk anyone who they deem reasonably suspicious. While designed as a crime deterrent and to help keep the public safe, is this protection or discrimination?
Pointers To Know When Getting Pulled Over
Have you even been pulled over before by the police when driving around in your automobile? If you are honest with yourself, it is something we all dread, no matter what the scenario is. Chances are, there’s a least a thing or two you would change if you could go back and do it all over again.
Arrested for What? Top 25 Weirdest Laws in U.S.
If you believe average statistics about Americans following / breaking laws, then you will learn that the average American violates a minimum of two laws each day. As hard as some of us try to abide by the law, everyone will break at least one eventually. The following infographic takes a looks at some of the weirdest laws on the books.
Technological Innovations in Criminal Justice
When first introduced as a criminal investigation tactic in the early 1900’s, the idea of fingerprinting to identify criminals was a revolutionary crime-fighting tactic. It is still a common practice used to identify suspects and to analyze a crime scene, today. Advancements in scientific technology play a critical role in improving the process of criminal justice investigation.