How Cybercrime Relates to Online Behavior

According to estimates published by McAfee, the global cost of cybercrime could increase to as much as $400 billion per year. Cybercriminals increasingly use more sophisticated attacks such as zero-day exploits, or a flaw that exposes vulnerabilities in software or hardware, to execute data breaches. In 2014, 47 percent of Americans’ personal information was stolen […]

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Protecting your identity from growing cyber crime threats

In 2015, it is estimated that 3 million individuals were victims of identity theft.

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Technological Innovations in criminal justice

When first introduced as a criminal investigation tactic in the early 1900’s, the concept of fingerprinting to identify criminals and prior offenses, was revolutionary. It is still a common practice used to service the analysis of the crime scene, today. Advancements in scientific technology play a critical role in improving the process of criminal justice […]

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Juvenile Justice System

The state of the juvenile correction system in America is dreadfully lacking in effectiveness and is increasing in population year-over-year. The US has the highest youth incarceration rate in the world with 336 juvenile incarcerations per 100,000 youth – nearly five times as many as the second highest country. To learn more about the incarceration […]

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Orange Overflow

The female prison population has increased 646% in the past three decades, primarily due to inmates receiving sentences for nonviolent, low-level offenses. The United States imprisons more women than any other country, all at the taxpayer’s expense. Why is this number growing so dramatically? Boston University’s Master of Criminal Justice online program takes a closer look […]

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US Prison System

With the third largest population in the entire world, it should be expected that the United States has their share of crimes and criminals. It turns out, however, that the American prison systems are doing more than their share of the lifting in the justice system.

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