Video and Multimedia

Web Resources

Web /Video Link 7.1: Neighbors on Edge as Search Continues for Queens Serial Burglary Suspect

Description: This is a local CBS report regarding burglaries in Queens, NY. Neighbors in Bayside, Queens said they are on the lookout for the serial burglar, who police said most recently stole $20,000 from a home.

Web Link 7.2: Protect Yourself from Violent Crime

Description: The National Crime Prevention Council’s mission is to be the nation’s leader in helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime. On this page, they provide tips for how to protect yourself from violent crime.

Web Link 7.3: Workplace Violence-FBI

Description: Workplace violence is now recognized as a specific category of violent crime that calls for distinct responses from employers, law enforcement, and the community. In this paper, the FBI offers preventive strategies for employers and employees regarding violence in the workplace.

Video/Web Link 7.4: Local Psychologist Shares Warning Signs of Workplace Violence

Description: This CBSLA report features board-certified forensic psychologist, Dr. Alex Yufik, who discusses the warning signs of a person who might commit workplace violence.

Web Link 7.5: National Youth Gang Survey Analysis

Description: The National Gang Center (NGC) is a project jointly funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). The NGC program works to further the mission of DOJ by providing an array of information and resources on gangs for state, local, and tribal jurisdictions. On this page, respondents provided information regarding gang-related crimes in their jurisdictions.

Video/Web Link 7.6: Social Media, Videos Fuel Gang Violence, Notoriety

Description: Forrest Stuart, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Chicago, has spent the last 2 years with young, mostly African-American, gang-affiliated youth on the South Side. He states that now young people can record videos using cellphones and inexpensive computers and upload them to YouTube the very same day.

Audio Resources

Audio Link 7.1: Expert Says Economic Woes May Spur Crime Rate

Description: This story links the economy with property crimes and violent crimes such as robbery.

Audio Link 7.2: Latino Street Gang Mara Salvatrucha

Description: Reporter Mandalit del Barco reports from the United States and Central America about a federal crackdown against a Latino street gang involved in murder, drug smuggling, and human trafficking.