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720 deadly seconds countdown to tragedy
HV8057.S58 2000
Explains a program designed to teach law enforcement officers lock-up suicide prevention.
7th grade social studies crimes of commission and omission /
Students demonstrate their knowledge of crimes committed through omission and commission by responding to examples and correctly identifying whether a person has committed a crime through omission or commission.
Abused kids : see it! stop it! /
HV8079.C46A2 2004
1 million confirmed cases each year in the U.S. -- 2 million cases not reported annually -- most abused kids are repeatedly abused -- help to spot neglect, physical, emotional & sexual abuse -- what you can do -- who to contact.
Altered states a history of drug use in America /
HV4999.2.A48 1995
A documentary on drug use and abuse in America, encompassing tobacco, alcohol, caffeine, opium, cocaine, LSD, marijuana and other substances. Indicates that drug use is not a contemporary phenomenon or problem but has been a constant presence throughout the country's social history.
America 911 we will never forget.
HV6432.A44 2001
Within minutes of the first explosion at the World Trade Center, CameraPlanet's video journalists hit the streets and began shooting extraordinary videos of the tragedy, as seen through the eyes of people who were literally at "Ground Zero".
American prison, The: a video history
HV9466.A633 1990
This videotape traces the history of prisons from medieval times to the present. It explores America's changing attitudes toward punishment and rehabilitation, and shows how those attitudes influenced the design and operation of correctional facilities.
Ancient drugs
HV5822.H25A53 1998
Since mankind's beginning, in every civilization, human beings have found ways to alter their consciousness in search of something "greater" than everyday reality. This film delves into mankind's psyche in search of the key to our pervasive drive to experience something "beyond." Historians and spiritualists explore the ancient rituals of cultures worldwide that have sought visions and truth through altered consciousness.
Are we scaring ourselves to death?
A discussion of the things that Americans fear the most: crime, environmental pollution, food contamination, accidents, etc. and the way in which statistics and news reporting have made the situation seem worse than it is.
Asylum /
RC569.5.V55A79 1994
This film takes place at Patton State Hospital, a maximum security facility for the criminally insane.
Attack at Waco
A painstaking examination of the assault on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. The federal authorities' case is taken apart, with the timing, techniques and tactics that led to the gruesome outcome being thoroughly analyzed.
Barn burning
PS3511.A86B376 2004
Departure -- Rug -- Hearing -- Barn burning.
Ab Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snope is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly.
Barn burning
PS3511.A86B376 2004
Departure -- Rug -- Hearing -- Barn burning.
Ab Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do. Sarty must make a decision and act quickly.
Battered women fighting back /
HV6626.2.B37 2005
When a woman kills a man who beats her, is it murder? Or is it justice? This program examines the legality of when, ever, a victim of domestic violence is justified in killing her abuser. The Jane Abbott and Linda Logan cases assess the courtroom admissibility of evidence of battering, while the high-profile Lorena Bobbitt case and others raise the question of whether the plea of battered woman syndrome can be manipulated into a license to maim--or kill.--Container.
Biker gangs
HV6488.B55 2000
[pt.1] 1% outlaw motorcycle gangs, vol.1 (48 min.). pt.2] 1% outlaw motorcycle gangs, vol.1 (48 min.) -- 1% outlaw motorcycle gangs, vol.2 : biker violence (48 min.) -- Cell extraction (18 min.).
An overview of the activities, organization, and culture of violence prone motorcycle gangs (NOTE: VERY GRAPHIC).
Bomb threats
HV8079.B62B663 2002
Discusses three types of bomb threats to schools: 1) written (mail, note left at the scene, e-mail or fax), 2) verbal (phone call or face to face) and 3) no warning. Describes the basis of a good bomb plan.
Breaking the silence /
HV6626.2.D6 1993 pt.2
Building searches
HV8080.S4B84 2000
Describes how to search a building for suspects: fields of view, preparing for a search, entry rules, entry methods, weapon positions, areas of responsibility, use of cover, cross-over hand technique, scan and move technique, styles of movement, searching and descending stairwells, suspect encounter
Cancelled lives letters from the inside.
A compelling portrait of the criminal justice system as seen through the eyes of those who are doing time. This video is based on the letters of individuals who are incarcerated. From young boys and girls who are first experiencing life in juvenile facilities, all the way to men and women who are serving hard time in prison. Filmed at some of America's most dangerous and forbidding insitutions.
Capitalism a love story /
HB501.C235 2010
Imperial parallels -- Home loss -- Condo vultures -- What is capitalism? -- New sheriff in town -- General Motors revisited -- Jail a kid for profit -- Poverty pilots -- Dead peasants -- Mike gets religion -- The Plutonomy theory -- Democracy at work -- Derivatives for dummies -- Greenspan gone wild! -- From red tape to robbery -- Friends of Angelo -- Elite crime spree -- American financial meltdown -- Wall Street's rulign class -- Financial coup detat - Armored avenger -- Eat the rich -- the spectre socialism -- Seeds of revolution -- Workers occupy factory -- FDR's economic bill of rights -- Crime scene. Special features: Sorry, house-flippers and banks, you're toast in Flint, MI -- Congressman Cummings dares to speak the unspeakable -- The ominvore's dilemma? It's capitalism -- The rich don't go to heaven (there's a special place reserved for them) -- How to run the place where you work -- Commie taxi drivers -- You talkin' to me? -- In Wisconsin -- What if, just if, we had listen
Filmmaker Moore examines the history of free-market capitalism in post-Reagan America and questions its efficacy as the basis for the nation's economy.
Case of murder, A
HV8073.C37 1996
Forensic scientists are on the leading edge of the fight against crime, making it nearly impossible to commit a crime without leaving clues behind.
Change and motion calculus made clear /
QA303.2.C43 2006
part I. disc 1. Two ideas, vast implications -- Stop sign crime : the first idea of calculus: the derivative -- Another car, another crime : the second idea of calculus: the integral -- The fundamental theorem of calculus -- Visualizing the derivative: slopes -- Derivatives the easy way: symbol pushing -- part I. disc. 2. Abstracting the derivative: circles and belts -- Circles, Pyramids, cones, and spheres -- Archimedes and the Tractrix -- The integral and the fundamental theorem -- Abstracting the integral: pyramids and dams -- Buffon's need or [pi] from breadsticks. part II. disc 3. Achilles, tortoises, limits, and continuity -- Calculators and approximations -- The best of all possible worlds: optimization -- Economics and architecture -- Galileo, Newton, and baseball -- Getting off the line: motion in space. part II disc 4. Mountain slopes and tangent planes -- Several variables: volumes galore -- The fundamental theorem extended -- Fields of arrows: different equations -- Owls
Professor Michael Starbird of the University of Texas at Austin, covers the concepts of Calculus.
Chasing Madoff
HV6692.M33C495 2012
Presents an account of how Harry Markopolos and his team of investigators uncovered Bernard Madoff's investment fraud empire.
Child abuse
HV6626.5.C34 2008
Pt. 1. Physical Abuse -- pt. 2. Child Abuse -- pt. 3. Sexual Abuse.
Correctional officer, The. Working with the female offender
HV6046.C67 1998
Discusses how the factors of family, medical issues, and abuse affect the management of the female offender. Demonstrates techniques which can make the work experiences of correctional staff more successful and less stressful, as well as make a more positive impact on the inmates.
Crime & punishment in America
KF9223.F75 1996
Traces brutal history of criminal punishment from medieval era through today; looks at history and current conditions of Central Correctional Institution (CCI), Columbia, South Carolina. Prisoners and corrections officers provide insight into daily life; examines how plan for penal reform was executed and how the theory compares with reality.
Crimes & punishments a history /
HV8501.C45 1997
Traces brutal history of criminal punishment from medieval era through today; looks at history and current conditions of Central Correctional Institution (CCI), Columbia, South Carolina. Prisoners and corrections officers provide insight into daily life; examines how plan for penal reform was execut
Criminal justice close-up
[pt. 1] Domestic violence -- [pt. 2] Child abuse -- [pt. 3] Terrorism -- [pt. 4] Police corruption and integrity -- [pt. 5] A conversation with former New York /City Police Commissioner William Bratton -- [pt. 6] Organized crime -- [pt. 7] Landmark criminal trials -- [pt. 8] DNA testing -- [pt. 9] Youth violence -- [pt. 10] The Drug Enforcement Administration -- [pt. 11] Examination of the trial process -- [pt. 12] School safety.
Underwritten by the John A. Reisenback Foundation, and originally broadcast on public television, this series looks at the issues and event that shape the criminal justice system.
Crips and Bloods made in America /
HV6439.U7L717 2009
The war zone -- Ron, Bird, Kumasi, and the Slausons -- LAPD -- The Watts riot -- Black power & the Civil Rights era -- Birth of the Crips & the Bloods -- Life in the hood -- Gangs & guns -- Deep history -- Crack & the disintegration of families -- Prison & war on gangs -- The Rodney King riots -- The mothers -- Looking to the future.
A cluster of neighborhoods lies in the heart of Southern California, streets that form a grid between concrete ribbons of freeway. Nearly a quarter of its young men will end up in prison. Many others will end up dead. These neighborhoods in South Los Angeles are home to two of the most infamous African-American gangs, the Crips and the Bloods. On these mean streets over the past 30 years, more than 15,000 people have been murdered in an ongoing cycle of gange violence that continues unabated. Here is where America's most bloody and costly outbreaks in civil unrested erupted - not once, but twice, 27 years and just three miles apart. Combines archival footage with in-depth interviews.
Cruel and unusual?
KF9685.C78 2003
The new tougher sentencing laws of such states as California and Michigan are examined. Also discussed are parental responsibility laws and the use of reverse theft as punishment.
CSI, crime scene investigation the complete second season /
PN1992.77.C752 2003
Disc 1 (Episodes 200-204): Burked; Chaos theory; Overload; Bully for you -- Disc 2 (Episodes 205-208): Scuba doobie-doo; Alter boys; Caged; Slaves of Las Vegas -- Disc 3 (Episodes 209-212): And then there were none; Ellie; Organ grinder; You've got male -- Disc 4 (Episodes 213-216): Identity crisis; The finger; Burden of proof; Primum non nocere -- Disc 5 (Episodes 217-220): Felonius Monk; Chasing the bus; Stalker; Cats in the cradle -- Disc 6 (Episodes 221-223): Anatomy of a lye; Cross-jurisdictions; The hunger artist; Behind the scenes featurettes.
Contains all 23 episodes of the second season of the popular detective television series. Follows the investigations of the forensics team of the Las Vegas Police Department.
CSI: crime scene investigation season one /
PN1992.77.C75 2003
Disc 1 (Episodes 100-104): Pilot; Cool change; Crate and burial; Pledging Mr. Johnson -- Disc 2 (Episodes 105-108): Friends and lovers; Who are you?; Blood drops; Anonymous -- Disc 3 (Episodes 109-111): Unfriendly skies; Sex, lies and larvae; I-15 murders; Fahrenheit 932 -- Disc 4 (Episodes 112-115): Boom; To halve and to hold; Table stakes; Too tough to die -- Disc 5 (Episodes 116-119): Face lift; $35K OBO; Gentle gentle; Sounds of silence -- Disc 6 (Episodes 120-122): Justice is served; Evaluation day; Strip strangler.
Contains the 23 first-run episodes of the entire first season of CSI. Witness how the evidence of crime can "see" the truth.
Domestic violence and children
HV6626.D668 2000
What effects do the sights and sounds of domestic violence have on the malleable minds of children? In this program, ABC news anchor Hugh Downs seeks to answer that question through interviews with Betsy McAlister-Groves, director of the Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center, and some of the deeply scarred children who have seen and heard far too much--Container.
Elder abuse
HV6626.3.E534 2007
(Producer) Discusses the growing problem of elder abuse. Describes the various types of abuse and details characteristics of abusers. Presents barriers to getting help. Covers preventing abuse, and assessing and treating elders who have been mistreated. Discusses various government agencies and services to help elders and their family caregivers prevent abuse before it occurs.
Elder abuse
HV6626.3.E534 2002
Producer) Discusses the growing problem of elder abuse. Describes the various types of abuse and details characteristics of abusers. Presents barriers to getting help. Covers preventing abuse, and assessing and treating elders who have been mistreated. Discusses various government agencies and services designed to help elders and their family caregivers prevent abuse before it occurs.
Elder abuse a family secret /
Examines the complex nature of elder abuse and spotlights several services available to help families cope with the problem.
Elderly suicide
HV6545.2.E42 1987
Examines the problem of high suicide rates among post retirement males. Wha as a society, do to contribute to this problem? Interviewsivors, psychologist, audience. Deals with clues for intervention, signs of depression, guilt felt by survivors.
Emotional healing /
HV5132.E46 1990
pt. 1. "It was that bad" (48 min.) -- pt. 2. Finding emotional sobriety (51 min.).
Excerpts from group therapy sessions in which adult children of alcoholic and abusive parents describe the emotional damage of their childhood and learn to take control of their emotional pain in order to work toward recovery.
"This especially adapted Phil Donahue show investigates the role of enablers--those who think they are helping a loved one by covering up his or her addiction to drugs or alcohol, while they are actually contributing to the abusive behavior. Several enablers and drug addicts are joined by Dr. Mark Gold, Director of Research at Fair Oaks Hospital, Summit, N.J."--from catalog.
Equal justice under law
pt. 1. Marbury v. Madison ; McCulloch v. Maryland ; Gibbons v. Ogdon -- pt. 2. United States v. Burr.
Dramatizations of important decisions of the U. S. Supreme Court occurring while John Marshall served as Chief Justice (1801-35).
Evacuation taking action /
HV554.E93 2004
Reviews lifting and carrying techniques that may be used in emergency evacuations due to natural or unnatural disasters. Topics include: rear approach assist, human chain, two-person swing chair, side-by-side assist, and four-person lift.
Forgotten Americans, The
HV4045.5.T4F67 2000
Captures a day in the life of people living in colonias, (unincorporated settlements often lacking basic water and sewer systems, paved roads, and safe and sanitary housing) along the Texas-Mexico border.
Gangs : the fatal attraction /
HV6437.G363 1992
Assists in the early recognition of gang members and their activities. Introduces gang members who discuss initiation rites, the roles of female gang members, nicknames, retaliation policies and methods and what it takes to quit a gang.
Gerry Spence : March 10, 1996
HV6769.G471 1996
Gideon's army
KF336.G53 2013
Follows a group of public defenders as they work in the Deep South trying to defend their clients who have been charged with a variety of crimes. The attorneys speak about the stress and difficulties working with so many clients, with such limited funds and time to devote to all of them.
Girls in gangs.
HV6439.U5G5 1994
Specially adapted Phil Donahue program focuses on girl gang members and their lifestyle and how these girls can be kept off the streets.
Going home : teens reentering society. Part 1, from the inside
HV9069.F76 2008
Part 1 of a two-part series, Going home: teens reentering society. "This program illustrates the challenges that often await young offenders following incarceration and shows teen inmates preparing to face the corporate world, their families, and themselves. Overcoming illiteracy, building marketable work skills, and becoming familiar with employment counseling and job search techniques are some of the subjects explored. The emotional side of leaving prison-including homecomings with elated parents and siblings and the counseling that often accompanies those reunions-is also illustrated in depth"--Container.
Group procedures
HV1451.G76 1998
Drs. Myers, Waters, and Sweeney discuss group counseling with older persons, illustrated by excerpts from group sessions.
Hate crimes /
HV6250.3.U5H38 1996
This program interviews young victims and perpetrators of hate crimes.
Helping relationships
HV1461.H456 1988
Learn the special insights that are necessary for helping older persons and how you can use these insights effectively with this population.
Homeless in paradise
HV4480.H64 2005.
Looks at some of the harder questions surrounding homelessness in Santa Monica, California.
Homicide investigation: preserving, processing & searching the crime scene /
HV8079.H6H6 2000
This production uses a homicide scene to illustrate the principles and procedures of homicide and site management. The Michigan State Police investigate the stabbing death of a local resident, a suspected cocaine user. The video was made during an actual investigation and contains filmed illustrations of each teaching point. Viewers are asked to stop the video player in order to review evidence and form conclusions about what actually happened. The tape reveals the circumstances and resolution of the case.
Hope of awakening
HV6626.H66 1996
Interviews four women about their experiences in abusive relationships.
Hot coffee is justice being served? /
KF1250.H68 2011
Analyzes and discusses so called "frivolous law suits" and the impact of tort reform on the United States judicial system. Discusses several cases and relates each to tort reform in the U.S.: Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants (public relations campaign to instigate tort reform); Colin Gourley's malpractice lawsuit and caps on damages; the prosecution of Mississippi Justice Oliver Diaz and judicial elections; Jaime Leigh Jones v. Halliburton Co. and mandatory arbitration. Exposes how corporations spent millions on a propaganda campaign to distort Americans' view of lawsuits, forever changing the civil justice system. From the infamous case of the woman who sued McDonalds over spilled coffee to the saga of the Mississippi Supreme Court Justice deemed 'not corporate enough' by business interests, this program tears apart the conventional wisdom about 'frivolous lawsuits.'
How to get hired as a police officer
HV8143.H68 1997
Identity theft
HV6679.I33 2003
Presents information on how identity theft occurs, ways to minimize the risk of becoming a victim, and what victims should do.
If I could breaking the vicious cycle of child abuse /
HV6626.52.I35 2006
Documentary film about a family's effort to escape the effects of trauma after decades of abuse, abandonment, drugs, and rage. Follows the life of Tracy, a single mother fighting to keep her son from falling prey to the same problems that almost destroyed her through intervention of a program called VisionQuest.
I'm shot a bullet's impact!
HV7936.P75I5 1990
Prepares officers emotionally for a shooting, aided by the experiences of five officers and police psychologist Wayne R. Hill. For official police use only.
Inside Alcoholics Anonymous
HV5275.I57 2000
Explores the myth and reality of Alcoholics Anonymous. Shows what goes on in AA meetings and examines the combination of dogma, procedure, and community support that has transformed so many lives. Features interviews with AA "old-timers," AA's managing director, leading national health authorities, and the organization's outspoken critics.
Jack the Ripper
Who was the phantom beast named Jack the Ripper who 100 years ago slit the throats of five London prostitutes from ear-to-ear?
Kid kills, A
HV9076.5.K5 1992
Looks at the lives and conditions of the teenagers living in the Orchard Park housing project in Boston, Massacussetts following the killing of two boys by teenagers from the project. Cross interviews family and friends of the boy that shot the gun and the two boys that watched. Looks at the role the Boston Youth Outreach Program plays in the lives of the youth. Also looks at how the laws in Boston are changing in regards to teenagers being tried as adults.
Kids killing kids.
HV6439.U5K6 1994
Malcolm Jamal-Warner hosts this award-winning drama that shows the tragic consequences of teenagers using guns to solve their problems, and how gun use can be stopped. Four different but typical stories are dramatized.
Law and the legal system /
KF889.L39 1989
Discusses the American legal system in terms of rules, order and justice.
Legacy of childhood trauma, The: not always who they seem /
HV6626.5.L44 1996
Presents testimonies of four young people (roughly aged 16-24) who talk about the traumatic physical abuse they suffered during their childhoods, their experiences in foster care, and how they have come to work through the trauma. Includes interviews with mental health professionals and foster parents who discuss important factors involved in understanding and rehabilitating the victim of trauma.
Let the doors be of iron--
HV9466.L48 1997
This video uses dramatic reenactments, old lithographs, and photographs to trace the fascinating history of the world's first full-scall penitentiary -- Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia.
Let's talk about it domestic violence /
HV6626.L47 2007
Xiomara Fuentes, Amandeep Kaur, and Nneka, three wives beaten and humiliated by their husbands, are the subjects of [the film], which gives a voice and a face to a spreading epidemic of spousal abuse. This program puts video cameras into the hands of these women's children who then interview their mothers about why they endured, and how they survived such physical and emotional injury. The questions they ask, framed with a poignant blend of candor and naivete, leave no room for equivocation.... A journey into the secret and dangerous world of domestic violence, no more powerfully illustrated than through the eyes of the children -- Container.
Life behind bars
HV9471.L44 1999
Considers issues such as the societal impact of mandatory sentencing and the prison-building boom.
Life in the thirties
E806.L54 2003
Humorist Robert Benchley explains the Depression -- A nation turns against Hoover -- The New Deal takes shape -- Prohibition bites the dust -- Voice of the demagogue -- Crime of the century -- Hindenburg disaster -- Fascists on parade -- Swing and cafe society -- 1939 New York World's Fair.
A documentary film portraying life in America during the 1930's. Includes scenes showing social and economic trends, and the events and personalities that attracted the attention of the average person.
Living in a violent relationship
HV6626.2.D6 1993 pt.1
Man on wire
GV550.2.P47M36 2008
Special features (ca. 43 min.): Philippe Petit - Sydney, 1973 (a film by James Ricketson) (20 min.) -- Man on wire: An interview with Philippe Petit (ca. 13 min.) -- The man who walked between the Towers (Scholastic ; Weston Woods Studios presents) [animated film] (c2005 , ca. 10 min.).
On August 7th, 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After dancing for nearly an hour on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail, before finally being released. This extraordinary documentary incorporates Petit's personal footage to show how he overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges to achieve the artistic crime of the century. -- Container.
Marijuana the gateway drug /
HV5822.M3M37 1998
Explores the devastating impact on society of a growing population of children and adolescents permanently disabled by prenatal substance abuse. The film follows children and their guardians as they attempt to cope with baffling learning and behavioral disabilities. Case studies introduce us to children who are unable to learn how to read, and adolescents who seem to function without conscience. Inner city schools are on the frontlines of this battle, and interviews with educators reveal that progress is possible through early intervention.
Marijuana weeding out the hype /
HV5822.M3M375 2002
Viewers will learn some of the latest facts about marijuana, including trends in the use of the drug, the strength of today's marijuana, its effects, and the encouraging efforts being made in prevention and treatment. Experts refute the myth that "everybody" is using marijuana as well as claims that it is harmless.
Men who killed Kennedy, The
HV6278.M46 1992
[Pt. 1] The coup d'etat -- [pt. 2] The forces of darkness.
Explores the assassination of President John F. Kennedy using photographic evidence, eyewitnesses, and new information.
Monsters among us
HV6592.M66 1992
A journey inside the minds and souls of violent sex offenders. Also discusses what is to be done with violent sex offenders.
Murder by number inside the serial killers /
They have become our most popular villains - a dubious distinction. Serial Killers are among the rarest breeds. Rare, but their impact grips us, touching on our deepest fears.
HV6626.23.N53N52 2005
Documents recent efforts to combat domestic violence in Nicaragua, where it is estimated that 29% of women have suffered rape or other physical abuse by men. In 1993, the first special commissary, staffed by women police and women psychologists, was established to specifically handle crimes against women. Now there are 24 across the country. Interviews Ruben Reyes Jiron, founder of AsociaciĆ³n de Hombres Contra Violencia, a men's group that works with street gangs to reduce violence against women. Also interviews women who have been helped by Centro de Socho Atal, a Nicaraguan women's shelter.
Not my kid
Susan seems like any other middle-class teenager until a near- fatal auto crash exposes her terrible secrets. She is rushed to the hospital where doctors and her father discover amphetamines in her bloodstream. So begins her painful journey from drug addiction--the crime, the violence, the lies--to recovery.
Discussion of what can happen when love turns to obsession, when the object of passion becomes the victim of an obsession which threatens the safety, perhaps even the life of the loved one. Panelists: Theresa Saldana, author of Beyond survival, and Dr. Michael Liebowitz, director of the Anxieties Disorder Clinic in Los Angeles.
On the outside social challenges for teens reentering society /
HV9069.F76 2008
Part 2 of a two-part series. "This program focuses on the payoffs that come from educational and counseling services for those behind bars. A lively peer-to-peer class setting is featured, while the process of court-ordered drug-testing is illustrated in detail by a visit to an ex-offender's home, highlighting a central concern of many young people trying to find meaning and success on the outside. a wealth of insight is also provided on the advantages gained from structured vocational and recreational program"--Container.
Our Constitution a conversation.
KF4550.O87 2005
Introduction -- Teaching the Constitution -- Why have a constitution? -- Helping to solve problems -- The power of precedent -- Moral values/Decision-making -- Separation of powers -- Relevance today -- Federalism -- Individual liberty vs. security -- Most influential cases -- Court decision making -- Conclusion.
United States Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer talk about the Constitution with high school students and discuss why we have and need a constitution, what federalism is, how implicit and explicit rights are defined and how separation of powers ensures that no one branch of government obtains too much power.
Parole problems crime & punishment /
HV9304.P37 2004
Issues of prison sentences, parole, prison conditions and rehabilitation are examined, focusing on the case of convicted killer James Pope III and on conditions at Central Prison in North Carolina.
Peter Jennings reporting men, sex and rape /
HV6561.P47 1991
Peter Jennings raises questions about men and rape: how men really view women, effects of topless bars, and provocative women's clothing on male behavior. Features interviews with rapists and their victims which expose motives and effects. Discusses punishments enacted against rapists as a solution.
Portrait of a terrorist Mohamed Atta /
HV6431.P67 2002
Examination of the life of one of the men responsible for the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center towers.
Post-traumatic stress disorder
RC552.P67P67 1990
Examines the different people effected by PTSD, including war veterans, victims of violent crimes, earthquakes, fire, incest, and rape, and explores current research to assist these victims.
Prison tech [keeping order in "hell"] /
HV8805.P75 1997
"Examines the security that prevents escapes and keeps the volatile criminal population in check. Visit low, medium, and high security institutions, where administrators, prison guards, a psychologist, and inmates speak candidly about violence in prisons and the strict security measures ... designed to control it. At a modern prison in Canada, administrators discuss the Canadian focus on rehabilitation and demonstrate the electronic detection fields used to prevent escapes"--Container.
Prisoner transport: no shortcut to survival
HV8791.P74 2002
Six basic steps for successfully transporting a prisoner are presented and discussed in detail. They are: reviewing prisoner documentation, vehicle search, securing the prisoner, loading the prisoner, trip security, and unloading the prisoner. The importance of each step is explained. For instance,
HV5089.P764 2011
Disc 1. Nation of drunkards, special features -- Disc 2. Nation of scofflaws -- Disc 3. Nation of hypocrites.
Explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. Raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality.
Pushed to the edge
HV6626.P87 1991
Devoted to American women, showing how they are changing in the face of violence and are now fighting back in such situations as rape and domestic violence.
Quiet rage the Stanford prison experiment /
HV6089.Q54 2004
Discusses a prison simulation experiment conducted in 1971 with students at Stanford University and considers the causes and effects that make prisons such an emotional issue. Documentary includes new film, flashback editing, and follow-ups 20-years later, revealing the chronology of the transition of good into evil, of normal into the abnormal. Also includes 70 image slide show of archival photographs from the study.
Rape--an act of hate /
Restorative justice for victims, communities & offenders /
HV8688.R47 2005
Introduces restorative justice as an effective alternative to retribution and highlights the development of restorative justice in communities throughout the United States. Includes research material and resources as well as comments from experts in the field.
Revolving door, A
HV5801.R496 2006
"This is the story of 33-year old Tommy Lennon struggling to deal with dual diagnosis of mental affliction and drug addiction. The film focuses on Tommy and his family's frustration, helplessness, courage and resilience. Was a head injury while surfing the catalyst that turned Tommy's life upside down? For 10 years he is stuck in a revolving door of homelessness, drug abuse, mental institutions and jail. Will Tommy and his loving family learn to deal with a constantly shifting reality? Recommended for addiction, alcoholism, mental health, law schools, psychology, social studies and family studies"--Container.
Room full of men, A
HV6626.R665 1997
This program examines male violence towards women by following three men with a history of abuse who have joined a program to help them stop their abusive behavior.
Safe cells
HV8756.S34 2004
A program for law enforcement officers demonstrating the methods to search persons and cells, and the risks associated with incorrect practices (NOTE: VERY GRAPHIC).
Second city, inside the world's largest jail, The
HV9481.L6S43 1999
A television correspondent discovers the culture of the jail. Shows the racial tensions evidenced by the self-grouping of inmates into white, black, and Hispanic gangs, each led by "shot callers"; the sequestering of gays; and the outcast nature of Asians--everybody's "green light" target for abuse.
Seoul train
HV640.5.K67S46 2008
Today, there are an estimated 250,000 North Korean refugees living underground in China. They escaped a food crisis and other persecutions at home that have claimed the lives of approximately 3 million in the past 10 years. The Chinese Government -- in direct violation of international laws to which it's a party -- systematically arrests and forcibly repatriates hundreds of these refugees each month. Defecting from North Korea is a capital offense, and repatriated refugees face human rights abuses ranging from concentration camps and torture to forced abortion and summary executions. For a lucky few refugees, however, there is hope. A group of multinational activists has taken it upon themselves to create an Underground Railroad. Via a network of safe houses and escape routes, the activists -- at great personal risk -- help the refugees on daring escapes to freedom over hundreds (and sometimes thousands) of miles of Chinese territory -- Producers.
Sharpe's. Revenge collection set
PR6053.O75S537 2005
Sharpe's mission -- Sharpe's revenge -- Sharpe's justice -- Sharpe's Waterloo -- Sharpe, the legend.
A maverick British officer lives a life of adventure during the Napoleonic wars.
Shelter stories
HV5833.N45S53 1970
Filmmakers interview and film the activities of three drug users in Lower East Manhattan.
Smoking truth or dare? /
HV5745.S56 1999
Smoking: Truth or Dare is a powerful program that graphically demonstrates to teens who use tobacco exactly what this deadly habit is doing to them. The damage smoking or chewing tobacco does to their bodies is not just something intangible that they might have to face forty or more years down the road. These young people are suffering the deadly effects of their tobacco use right now, and the consequences will only get worse.
Stalkers: Assassins among us. /
HV6251.S65 1993
Explores some high-profile cases, shows why stalking is more prevalent and explains why these crimes are so hard to investigate.
Stalking the president a history of American assassins /
HV6278.S74 1992
An examination of the method and motivations behind the assassinations and attempts on the lives of Presidents Jackson, Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Nixon, Ford and Reagan, plus those of Dr. Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy and George Wallace.
Streets on fire /
HV6439.U72C27 1994
This program is a moving first hand account of Latino youth, (both current and x-gang members from Norteno and Sueno gangs), speaking out about their lives living on the front edge of today's society-- Container.
Suicidal inmates
HV6545.6.S85 2000
This film provides correctional officers with the information they need to identify behaviors that are possible signs of suicide. It shows how to deal with a suicidal inmate and with a suicidal inmate in possession of a weapon.
Suicide killers paradise is hell /
HV6431.S85 2006
Examines the life of suicide bombers through never-before-seen rare footage of family members of the terrorists, prisoners who attempted and failed, and exclusive footage of a terror bomber as he prepares for a mission.
Suicide watch & intervention
HV8756.S853 2004
Provides training in prevention and reaction steps for an ever present jail problem. Prevention steps are examined in detail. This program was taped on location in correctional facilities all around the country. This video is part of the CORT video series.--From publisher description.
Supermax a prison within a prison.
HV9469.S874 1999
Ted Koppel explores solitary confinement in today's super-maximum security prisons, the quarters of men too violent or uncooperative for incarceration anywhere else.
Terrorism, target America
HV6431.T49 1993
This segment uncovers frightening evidence of terrorist networks within the United States. In this shocking video, we gain exclusive access inside radical Palestinian groups in Detroit and Los Angeles, as well as the U.S. enclave of the Islamic Jihad, the terrorist group responsible for holding the American hostages in Beirut. This special report also portrays how the FBI has effectively shut down potential terrorist activities in recent years through special agent training in Quantico, Virginia.
The act of killing
HV6322.3.I5A28 2014
The invisible war
UB418.W65I58 2012
Dream come true -- Nobody saved me -- Silent statistics -- Witch hunting -- Veterans day -- Target-rich environment -- Investigation -- Government of one -- Breaking the bond -- Lawsuit for justice -- Stopping the tradition -- Shared challenge.
A groundbreaking investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. Follows the stories of several idealistic young servicewomen who were raped and then betrayed by their own officers when they courageously came forward to report.
The murder of Emmett Till
HV6465.M7M87 2004
The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a black boy who whistled at a white woman in a Mississippi grocery store in 1955, was a powerful catalyst for the civil rights movement. Although Till's killers were apprehended, they were quickly acquitted by an all-white, all-male jury and proceeded to sell their story to a journalist, providing grisly details of the murder. Three months after Till's body was recovered, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began.
The oldest victims elder abuse /
HV6250.4.A34O43 2005
This program addresses a number of elder abuse-related topics, including the embezzlement of elders' funds by family members; the criminal neglect and endangerment of housebound and bedridden elders by their children and friends; and alleged mercy killings of terminally ill elders by their spouses.
The poisoner's handbook /
RA1057.P65 2014
In the early 1900s, the average American medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest. Deadly chemicals such as radioactive radium, thallium, potassium cyanide, and morphine lurked in health tonics, depilatory creams, teething medicine, and cleaning supplies. While the tools of the murderer's trade multiplied as the pace of industrial innovation increased, the scientific knowledge and the political will to detect and prevent the crimes lagged behind. All this changed in 1918, when New York City hired Charles Norris as its first scientifically trained medical examiner. Over the course of a decade and a half, Norris and his extraordinary driven and talented chief toxicologist, Alexander Gettler, would turn forensic chemistry into a formidable science, sending inpatient heirs, jilted lovers, and deseperate debtors to the electric chair, and setting the standards that the rest of the country would ultimately adopt.-- Container.
PS3513.L35T72 2008
In 1939, a murder happens in a remote farm house in rural Iowa. The Sheriff and other men on duty look for concrete evidence in order to convict the victim's wife. Quietly in the kitchen, two women solve the crime. Unspoken secrets weigh heavy on their decision to be loyal to their sex.--Description
Trouble the water
HV636 2005.N4T76 2009
Special features: Extended and deleted scenes (ca. 19 min.) ; Q&A segments from: Roger Ebert Film Festival -- New Orleans community premiere -- DNC: Kim meets her mayor (ca. 41 min. total) ; original theatrical trailer.
This documentary takes the viewer inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never seen on screen. Incorporating home footage shot by Kimberly Rivers Roberts -- an aspiring rap artist trapped with her husband in the 9th ward -- directors/producers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal weave this insider's view of Katrina with a devastating portrait of the hurricane's aftermath. Trouble the Water takes audiences on a journey that is by turn heart-stopping, infuriating, inspiring and empowering. It is not only about the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, but about the underlying issues that remained when the flood waters receded -- failing public schools, record high levels of incarceration, poverty, structural racism and lack of government accountability.
Understanding the juvenile justice system
HV9069.U5447 1996
Law enforcement (27:00) -- Courts (17:00) -- Juvenile dispositions (23:00).
Describes the juvenile justice system from the original encounter with law enforcement through the courts and concludes with the disposition of cases.
What I want my words to do to you voices from a maximum security women's prison /
HV9275.W43 2003
Look into the minds and hearts of women inmates of a New York prison. Go inside a writing workshop led by Eve Ensler, where the women create works of poetry and prose which ends in the performance of their writing by critically acclaimed actors.
Whatever happened to childhood?
Tells how the early exposure to the pressures of drug usage and changing attitudes about sex, along with a new indifference to, and participation in, criminal behavior, is forcing today's children into becoming adults at a younger age. Young people and adults tell their stories and explore our changing society.
William Faulkner's Barn burning
PS3511.A86B376 2004
Departure -- Rug -- Hearing -- Barn burning.
Ab Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. N
Women in prison
HV9471.W65 1993
A look at the women who are in prison. Interviews with some of the inmates explored some of the factors that put them there. Investigative reports documents why women are becoming a large part of the growing prison population and searches for the root cause of the inmates' incarceration. Many of the women interviewd are from the Central California Womens' Facility, Madera, CA.
Working with hostile and resistant teens
1. Working with hostile teens (45 min.) -- 2. Working with resistant teens (46 min.).
Counselor Steve Campbell role plays with at risk kids, most of whom are acting out their own personal histories. Campbell provides an analysis of each encounter, demonstrating how the "game triangle" works, how to avoid getting sucked into it, and how to get beyond it into the real problems.
Your truth is your truth women speak out on abusive peer relationships /
HV6626.Y6 2003
Through intimate interviews with women who have survived severe mistreatment, this program identifies the many forms peer abuse can take, the warning signs of an abusive relationship, and how to break the cycle of victimization.
Youth gangs
HV6439.U5Y68 2003
Vol.1. Youth gangs - War on the streets (17 min.) -- Vol.2. Street gangs - Facts and information (41 min.).
Gang activity captured by the PVN-TV cameras to show police officers what to expect out on the street and to acquaint them with street gangs.