Tag: Criminal Records

How to Be Extra-Safe When Staying in a Hotel

Whether you’re on a business trip, vacationing, or just trying to get away from the monotony of day-to-day life, your hotel is an important part of traveling. It’s your home base when you’re away from home, your safe space in a strange place. Hotels are normally set up to be as safe as possible. But Read More…

It’s Easy to Cross the Country Safely

Yes, it’s still chilly out there. But before you know it, spring will arrive, and with it, road trip weather. Crossing the country is an adventure, one that can be incredibly satisfying. You’ll be able to see a wide variety of sights, visit widely known attractions, and enjoy yourself in some unique locations. However, safety Read More…

3 Ways You Can Buy Locally to Benefit Your Community

Buying locally has a number of benefits for your immediate community. Not only can you get some unique items–handmade crafts, clothing, fresh produce–but you’re also putting money back into the area around you rather than just sending it to a large company. However, if you’ve never tried to buy locally before, you might have a Read More…

How to Turn Self-Employment into a Small Business

Self-employment is booming, both in the United States and around the world. No matter where you live, it’s becoming increasingly common to work for yourself. If you’ve built a great self-employment job, chances are strong that it’s just going to keep getting bigger. To capitalize on that growth, you might want to start looking into Read More…

4 Ways Women Can Protect Themselves from Sexual Harassment

No one deserves to be the victim of sexual harassment or assault, no matter how they act, what they wear, or where they go. However, certain non-tangible things can help you prevent sexual harassment before it ever happens, or stop it in its tracks. One of the biggest things that make it difficult to escape Read More…

Why You Shouldn’t Sit at a Red Light With Your Car Door Unlocked

If your commute is especially long, you drive for a living, or you live in a very populated area, you probably spend a substantial amount of time sitting at red lights. While traffic lights are necessary to keep city streets organized and (relatively) accident-free, it can still be annoying to have to sit there for Read More…

How to Protect Yourself from Getting Robbed

The need to protect ourselves from crime is an unfortunate reality of daily life. However, even though it may be prudent to do so, people don’t like having to think about defending themselves. Many people may take classes or learn the basics of self-defense, but they hope to avoid having to use that knowledge. The Read More…

Three Ways College Campuses Are Improving Safety

Many college students are new to being on their own. They’ve just moved out of their parents’ home and are completely new to being responsible for themselves. While the world of college can be a great place to learn new life skills and keep yourself safe, it can still be very dangerous. Although only a minority Read More…

5 Things You Didn’t Know Could Give You a Criminal Record

Most of us know it’s important to keep tabs on our credit history for fear of being denied a house purchase or business loan. What people often forget are minor indiscretions on their criminal history. That momentary lapse in judgment you might have made when you were younger can come back to haunt your personal Read More…

United States of Crime – Top Crimes Committed in US States

Amidst national crime trends, certain threats can be localized. For example, murders may be decreasing in one city as robberies are increasing in another. To identify the locations where crimes were the most or least common, we turned to crime data from the FBI. Notably, these crime numbers are only an indication of the true Read More…