Human Trafficking and Forced Labor

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Human Trafficking and Forced LaborBlog, Child Safety, Community, Human Trafficking, Sexual Abuse / Assault

by Admin on August 26, 2015 with 0 comments

⋅ Human Trafficking and Forced Labor: the Thriving Business of Modern Slavery ⋅ When people think of “human trafficking,” they usually think of the sex trade and young women and children forced into prostitution and forced to work in the porn industry. While the sex trade accounts for an estimated 15% to 20% of human trafficking, approximately 70% …

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Signs Of A Troubled Teen

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Signs Of A Troubled TeenBlog, Community, Mental Health, Violence

by Admin on August 25, 2015 with 0 comments

⋅ Troubled Teen & Early Signs of Violence ⋅  It’s not uncommon for families to consist of both achieving and under-achieving children. However, underlying issues may be to blame for one child falling behind or getting into trouble, but the problem is often overshadowed by the other child’s glowing success. Behavioral issues are often the first signs …

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Cyber Bullying: The Bully You Can’t Escape

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Cyber Bullying: The Bully You Can’t EscapeBlog, Child Safety, Community, Cyber Crime

by Admin on August 18, 2015 with 0 comments

⋅ Cyber Bullying ⋅ Violence comes in many forms, and the latest rising epidemic among adolescents is cyber bullying. It used to be that a child could find refuge at home or in a classroom away from a bully; now, the taunts, insults, rumors, and worse come from bullies non-stop, invading multiple aspects of life and leaving …

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Dangerous Habits: Texting While Driving

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Dangerous Habits: Texting While DrivingBlog, Child Safety, Community, Safety Tips

by Admin on August 12, 2015 with Comments Off comments

⋅ Texting While Driving? First, Choose Your Casket ⋅ The hardest cleanup calls are always the ones that involve children or teens. While automobile accidents have long claimed their share of young victims, today’s accidents are different. Most of them are completely preventable. They occur solely because of the distractions presented by the very thing that is …

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Your Workplace Rights: Sexual Harassment

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Your Workplace Rights: Sexual HarassmentBlog, Community, Safety Tips, Sexual Abuse / Assault

by Admin on August 3, 2015 with Comments Off comments

⋅ Sexual Harassment in the Workplace ⋅ The US Department of labor defines workplace violence as “any threat or act of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at a work site.” Sexual harassment, defined by the EEOC as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of …

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Workplace Violence: Dissatisfied Customers    

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Workplace Violence: Dissatisfied Customers  Blog, Community, Safety Tips, Violence

by Admin on July 29, 2015 with Comments Off comments

⋅ When Dissatisfied Customers Retaliate ⋅ Not all workplace violence involves one employee attacking or killing others. Many incidences of workplace violence involve a disgruntled client or customer attacking or killing employees. We were recently hired to sanitize a crime scene at which two people died and several others were seriously injured by an irate customer. Gloria …

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Workplace Violence: Terrorism in the Workplace

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Workplace Violence: Terrorism in the WorkplaceBlog, Community, Safety Tips, Violence

by Admin on July 27, 2015 with Comments Off comments

⋅ Workplace Violence ⋅ The US Department of labor defines workplace violence as “any threat or act of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at a worksite.”  Workplace violence is one of the leading causes of job-related deaths, according to OSHA. Annually, more than two million Americans face workplace violence. The Bureau of …

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The Many Faces of Sex Trafficking

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The Many Faces of Sex TraffickingBlog, Child Safety, Human Trafficking, Sexual Abuse / Assault

by Admin on July 24, 2015 with Comments Off comments

 ⋅Faces of Sex Trafficking – What is Sex Trafficking?⋅ Many people refer to it as “child prostitution,” and sometimes, the children are arrested rather than treated like victims when the operation is exposed. Sex trafficking differs from prostitution, however, because it involves three, not two, people. The victim, the buyer, and a third person who …

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Sex Trafficking: Doreen’s Story

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Sex Trafficking: Doreen’s StoryBlog, Child Safety, Human Trafficking, Sexual Abuse / Assault

by Admin on July 22, 2015 with Comments Off comments

⋅Young Victims of Sex Trafficking⋅ Part 2   To read Part 1 of Doreen’s story, click here. “I feel so guilty,” the housekeeper said as she hung her head and cried quietly. “I should have done something, but I promised her.” When JD would leave with one of the other girls or hit the streets to …

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