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    Conservative Political Action Conference 2014 Guns Panel

    Conservative politicians and activists talked about guns and their impact on reducing crime. Speakers included former U.S. Representative Sandy Adams (R-FL), a sheriff from Milwaukee,…

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    President Obama on Sexual Assaults

    President Obama introduced an initiative for a task force to help college campuses protect students from sexual assault. He hosted the event for the Council on Women and Girls after a new…

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    Privacy and Identity Protection

    Steven Toporoff talked about ways that consumers can protect themselves from identify theft. He discussed the types of identity theft, the role of the Federal Trade Commission, and the…

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    Identity Theft and Consumer Protection, Part 1

    Panelist talked about consumer protection from identity (ID) theft. Topics included the evolution of ID theft since 2006 and actions consumers can take to protect themselves. 

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    Identity Theft and Consumer Protection, Part 3

    Panelists talked about Federal Trade Commission and the financial services industry efforts to combat identity (ID) theft. Among the topics they addressed were medical, tax, and child…

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    Identity Theft and Consumer Protection, Part 2

    Federal Trade Commission Chairperson Edith Ramirez and former Commission Chairperson Deborah Majoras talked about efforts by their agency to protect consumers from identity theft.

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    Trends in School Crime

    Michael Planty and Nirvi Shah talked about trends in school crime, violence and safety. Topics included homicides and suicides at school; non-fatal violent and property crime; injuries…

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    Gangs in the U.S.

    Catherine Gallagher talked about the quantities and varieties of gangs existing in the U.S., and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included law…

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    Stand Your Ground Laws

    In light of the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, John Velleco and John Lowy talked about “stand your ground” laws that exist in states across the country. Topics…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on “stand your ground” self-defense laws, in reference to the shooting of 17-year Trayvon Martin in Florida by a neighborhood watch…

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    Identity Theft and Tax Fraud

    Officials from the Internal Revenue Service amd Treasury and Justice Departments testified on their efforts to prevent fraud in tax returns and credits, and working with law enforcement to…

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    Book Discussion on Worm: The First Digital World War

    Mark Bowden, author of Worm: The First Digital World War and T.J. Campana, senior program manager for the Digital Crimes Unit at Microsoft, talked about the Conficker. This computer…

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    Book Discussion on Don't Shoot

    David Kennedy, director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control, recounts the development and execution of his plan to curb inner-city violence in Boston in the 1990s.…

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    Neil Barofsky Remarks

    Neil Barofsky gave the keynote address at a New York University School of Law forum on fighting corruption. He talked about ways that the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) assisted…

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    Impact and Prevention of Archival Theft

    All repositories of historical records and artifacts are faced with the challenge to keep those holdings secure. Panelists discussed the methods and processes used to prevent the theft…

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    Problem of Counterfeit Prescription Drugs

    The Partnership for Safe Medicines held a forum on counterfeit prescription drugs. Scott LaGanga opened the discussion with an overview of the issue. Marv Shepherd moderated the…

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    Regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit

    Following remarks by federal officials, health care and law enforcement agents spoke about preventing health care fraud. Among the issues they addressed were developing effective law…

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    Violence Against Women

    Susan Carbon spoke about the purpose and operation of the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women. She focused on what programs they offered to communities, as…

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    Surveillance Camera Use

    Ronald Marks talked about the use of closed-circuit television cameras and in U.S. cites in an attempt to lower crime and terrorist activities. He also responded to telephone calls and…

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    Maxwell Bach StudentCam Winner

    Maxwell Bach talked about his video, A Blind Eye: Human Trafficking in America, one of the middle school section third prize-winning videos. He is a 7th grader at Tapp Middle School in…

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