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Domestic Violence Does Not Discriminate

The most often used definition of domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence does not discriminate and occurs in every race, ethnicity, socio-economic background, education, age, gender or sexual orientation. It has no age limit and can […]

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Cyberbullying – What is it?

Cyberbullying has significant social, physical and psychological impacts, which is why the Center of Disease Control considers it a public health concern. Years ago, a schoolyard bully was a student’s worst nightmare; anybody born before 1990 likely can identify with this statement. Now, there’s a second, possibly more dangerous bully; cyberbullies. Cyberbullies can be obvious, […]

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Let’s Talk About National Bullying Prevention Month!

I’d like to tell you that bullying is a new phenomenon, but history and folklore would disagree. Believe it or not, Cinderella is not a story that originated in a 1950’s Disney movie. This story is a folk tale representing elements of cruel & unjust oppression followed by triumph. Cinderella is a young woman living […]

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Crime Stoppers Victim Advocacy

My mantra has always been Crime Victims are the only unwilling participants in the criminal justice system. Everyone else choses their roles: from law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, parole, probation and most of all the defendants. From my perspective, the very least government can do is to ensure victims rights are protected and that rebuilding their […]

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How to respond in an Active Shooter event.

Offering active shooter training to the community has been a priority for Crime Stoppers for many years. We are proud to have partnered with organizations over the years such as Houston Police Department to offer this valuable education to all. “Active Shooters, yet another threat to our families and ourselves.” Twenty twenty has been a […]

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Back to School Safety 2020

At Crime Stoppers we know that the 2020-2021 school year will look like no year before. With all the unknowns, uncertainties, and anxiety that may arise from having to make tough and ever-changing decisions, we encourage you now more than ever to lean on community resources.  At Crime Stoppers, our mission has been during the […]

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Ramifications of Criminal Justice and Bond Reform

Daniel Musterman was a devoted son and caretaker to his 87-year-old mother who suffered from Alzheimer’s. Caitlynne Rose was a young mother and was 8 months pregnant. Gregory Brooks had a wonderful sense of humor but he prided himself in taking his education seriously and was proud to be one of the first in his […]

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The Houston Fire Department Encourages Fourth of July Firework Safety

The Houston Fire Department would like to remind citizens of potential risks associated with the personal use of fireworks- including devastating burns, injuries, fires, and even deaths. Each July 4th, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using fireworks. Emergency rooms treat thousands of people for fireworks related injuries; half of […]

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Crime Stoppers of Houston’s Response to the Death of George Floyd

As Crime Stoppers stands as the leading public safety organization, bridging the gap between law enforcement and the community, we have spent a great deal of time processing the events that unfolded following the horrific killing of George Floyd. We all agree that the murder of George Floyd, and countless others, were tragic yet utterly […]

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With COVID 19 in the Air, Drownings may Increase

Written by Dr. Tom and Rachel Griffiths www.aquaticsafetygroup.com Many parents probably believe with COVID 19 among us and many municipal swimming pools in the country either opening late or not at all this summer, there will be a decrease in drowning deaths this year.  However, Water Safety Professionals around the country have a much different […]

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