Archives for August 2009

Victim Services-An Academic Approach-DC Public Safety

Welcome to DC Public Safety – radio and television shows on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system.

See http://media.csosa.gov for our television shows, blog and transcripts.

The transcript for this program is available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2009/10/victim-services-an-academic-approach-dc-public-safety/

We welcome your comments or suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov or at Twitter at twitter.com/lensipes.

The show interviews Dr. William Sondervan, Executive Director of the Center for Criminal Justice Administration at the University of Maryland-University College (wsondervan@umuc.edu, www.umuc.edu) and Roberta Roper, Chair of the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center addressing an academic approach to crime victimology. Roberta can be reached at rroper@mdcrimevictims.org or 1-877-VICTIM1.

The show is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Meta terms: Crime victim, victimology, victims of crime, police, law enforcement, university, college, criminal justice, education, leadership, professional development, crime, criminals, criminal justice, parole, probation, prison

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What Works in Parole and Probation-3-DC Public Safety

Welcome to DC Public Safety – radio and television shows on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system.

See http://media.csosa.gov for our television shows, blog and transcripts. We now average 177,000 requests per month.

The transcript for the radio program is available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2009/10/what-works-in-parole-and-probation-3-dc-public-safety/

We welcome your comments or suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov or at Twitter at http://twitter.com/lensipes.

The show interviews William (Bill) Burrell. For 19 years, Bill served as Chief of Adult Probation Services for the New Jersey Court System. Bill was a member of the faculty at the Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University. He is the Editor for Perspectives, the journal of the American Probation and Parole Association where he serves as a member of the Board of Directors. Bill also serves as a member of the editorial board of Community Corrections Report

His e-mail is william.burrell@comcast.net.

This is the fourth in a series of programs recorded during the summer of 2009 focusing on evidence-based practices or “what works.” It’s the third program with Bill Burrell.

The program addresses related and well documented research that applies to community supervision of criminal offenders.

“Tools of the Trade” was a suggested document for additional reading. It’s available at http://www.nicic.org/pubs/2004/020095.pdf . If the link does not work, please go to http://nicic.org/ and search for the document.

The show is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Meta terms: Evidence-based, what works, corrections, jail, prison, prerelease, employment, crime, criminals, criminal justice, prison, incarceration

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Identity Theft 2-10 Million Identity Thefts a Year-NOVA-DC Public Safety-177,000 Requests a Month

Welcome to DC Public Safety – radio and television shows on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system.

See http://media.csosa.gov for our television shows, blog and transcripts.

The transcript for this radio program is available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2009/10/identity-theft-2-10-million-identity-thefts-a-year-nova-dc-public-safety-177000-requests-a-month/

We welcome your comments or suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov or at Twitter at http://twitter.com/lensipes.

The show addresses identity thefts which are estimated to occur at least 10 million times a year. Those interviewed include Will Marling, the Executive Director of the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) and Robert “WayneĆ¢” Ivey, Resident Agent in Charge, Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

The web site for the National Organization for Victim Assistance is www.trynova.org. The phone number is 1-800-TRY-NOVA.

For additional information on identity theft, see the Federal Trade Commission at www.ftc.gov. See “Internet and Fraud Safety” and “Identity Theft” and “Free Credit Reports.”

This is the third in a series of six radio shows with NOVA. This is the second program on identity theft.

The show is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Program meta terms: Identity Theft, fraud, identity, credit cards, internet crime

Meta terms: victims, crime victims, victim’s rights, violence, violence reduction, violence prevention, crime, criminals, criminal justice, prison, incarceration, parole, probation, corrections,

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