The longstanding challenges associated to policing Indigenous communities are experienced across the globe. Canadian crime rates for rural communities are six times the national average while violent crime is currently nine times higher on-reserve than municipal jurisdictions. Addictions, mental health, poverty, and unemployment plague many aboriginal and First Nations communities, and are not unique to […]
A story of my dad’s unwitting inclusion into a rather uneviable group of select individuals – the hundreds of pilots who escaped death by parachuting from their military crafts, launched via ejection – and hope – to the heavens. Their legacies renewed by the powerful, silken strands of the caterpillar that held their canopies until they safely returned to the earth – whereupon their new lives began.
Women’s Journey into Policing Cori Slaughter, Inspector (retired) In examining the role of women in the annals of the administration of law, one cannot overlook the impact of women gaining entry into the profession of law enforcement. This paper will analyze conflicting debates over internal and external factors surrounding women in policing, from both socio-economic […]
Profiles and Strategies: The Power Reassurance Profile The surprise approach is sometimes associated with the Power Reassurance rapist, who may be recognized through his verbal exchange with the victim during the assault. A propensity to pre-select the victim suggests that this offender may have fantasized about the encounter beforehand. In keeping with the compensatory aspect […]
In the last series, rape resistance strategies were covered including environmental considerations as well as factors such as the victim’s personality. In this article, the profiles of rapists will serve to illustrate why blanket self defense strategies may not be sufficient for protecting potential victims. Profiles of Rapists The United States Federal Bureau of Investigations […]
Self Defense for Women – Part 1 of 4 Strategies against Sexual Assault With the increased attention to the potential for sexual assault, women are seeking answers. Self-defense courses for women abound, but are they meeting the needs of those who might someday rely on techniques to save their lives? In a four part series, […]
The Bible through My Bubble I wriggled beneath the sheets, propped semi-upright against two pillows as my father scanned the bookshelf; his fingers poised deftly in mid-air. “What would you like to hear, Sweetie?” he asked as he pulled out the large, purple leather bound text. “Ah, how about this then – it’s one of […]