Human Trafficking

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Did you know Human trafficking is the crime of using force, fraud, or coercion to compel someone TO WORK or to engage in commercial sex. If that surprised you, check out the 2020 Federal Trafficking Report that dropped from the Human Trafficking Institute first week of June.  A wealth of eye opening information and data…

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GOING BEYOND PUBLIC RECORDS CHECKS

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It is of value and some relevance to revisit the previously addressed difference between Screenings and Background Investigations in our 2018 August posting, “A NANNY BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION OR SCREENING?”. Emphasis was made qualifying the difference between an Investigation and a Screening noting an Investigation as a formal systematic inspection and methodical inquiry and examination or…

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INCREASING SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS FOR CAREGIVERS

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National Suicide Prevention Week, this year from Sunday September 8, to Saturday September 14, 2019 is an annual week-long campaign in the United States to inform and engage health professionals and the general public about suicide prevention and warning signs of suicide. It’s difficult to NOT become aware of any suicide incidents within recent years…

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NATIONAL GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY

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JUNE  7, 2019 IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW YOU SHOULD HAVE — HOW COULD YOU NOT?           THEY ARE NOT JUST NAMES Wear Orange today! As the greatest country in the world, let’s  implore our elected officials to: It’s a complex multi-dimensional problem but our future safety and security as  a society…

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Ride-Sharing: Understanding Possible Dangers

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As “Ride-Sharing” services expand and more people utilize their services that include but are not limited to young adults, caregivers with the elderly and or children, it is imperative to understand certain dangers that may be inherent with their use. REGIUS often collaborates with other security and law enforcement professionals. One of its stronger strategic…

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INTRODUCING SITUATIONAL AWARENESS TO CHILDREN

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At the risk of under-addressing the topic, the purpose of this article is to introduce an important safety aspect to your children that they may practice with and without your presence as well as with your care givers including a baby sitter, nanny or Au-pair. It is an attribute and necessity at the basic level…

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