Category : General

How to Recover Emotionally After You Have Been Arrested

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There’s a reason that people in police custody try to shield their faces from paparazzi and prying eyes while doing the “perp walk.” It’s humiliating to be shackled, duck into the back of a squad car, or pass through a phalanx of TV cameras as they enter a courthouse. The emotional impact of being arrested […]

What Not To Do If You’re Stopped on Suspicion of DUI

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Just because you’re not in a car or truck doesn’t mean you’re off the hook when it comes to drinking and driving laws. An Indiana woman recently learned that lesson—the hard way—after smashing her golf cart through barricades at a street festival. Too Much Champagne? The incident took place in January at the Naples Art […]

DUI Charges in Indiana with a BAC Significantly Over the Legal Limit

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If you’re facing a DUI charge in Indiana, you already know that it can be a stressful situation. You’re undoubtedly worried about what penalties you might face and how a conviction could affect your future. But if your blood alcohol level is significantly over the legal limit in Indiana, you may face additional charges. That’s […]

Rearrested Right After Getting Out of Jail? Here’s What You Shouldn’t Do

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If you’ve recently been released from jail after an arrest or a conviction, you probably know that it’s a good idea to be on your best behavior. But what happens if you’re arrested again? A second arrest is a bad situation, and you want to avoid making it worse. In this article, we’ve collected our […]

Marijuana, Violence, & Crime: Is There a Link?

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Many of us have a stereotypical view of people who use marijuana as chill slackers. If you’ve seen the movie The Big Lebowski, you may think that pot smokers are like “the Dude” and “the Dude abides,” he doesn’t get violent. But research shows that the stoner movie stereotype doesn’t hold true in real life. […]

Sexual Assault on Indiana University Campuses

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For parents of college students and college students themselves, the issue of sexual assault on campus is a serious matter. Many students and parents in Indiana are rightly confused about how Indiana University handles sexual assault allegations through university disciplinary procedures and federal Title IX regulations governing campus sexual assault and violence. Despite widespread awareness […]

Why DUI Rates Spike in Indiana During Labor Day and Halloween

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You might not think of Labor Day as being one of the biggest holidays for alcohol consumption, but in Indiana, it’s one of the most dangerous holidays for drunk driving. In 2020, of the 898 traffic fatalities that occurred, 17 percent (151 deaths) were alcohol-related. Twelve of those fatalities took place over Labor Day weekend […]

How is Chicago’s Crime Wave Affecting Indiana?

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Indiana police say that Chicago’s massive surge in crime is spilling over the Indiana border in more ways than one. In the past 12 months, Indiana has experienced over 20 shootings on the freeways and numerous pursuits, where the majority of cars are heading toward Chicago. Indiana State Police Sgt. Glen Fifield says he has […]

Avoid Drunk Driving in Indiana During the Holiday Season

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The song says, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year,” but it’s one of the most dangerous times of the year too. As travel and socializing increase exponentially between Thanksgiving and Christmas, so does drunk driving fatalities. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Christmas period sees an average of 45 […]

Are You More Likely to End Up in Jail If One of Your Parents Gets Arrested?

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When someone gets arrested and charged with a crime—especially if they are convicted—it can deeply affect their loved ones, especially the children. Many people fear that if one of their parents has been arrested, they are more likely to get in trouble with the law themselves eventually. For children of incarcerated parents (CIP), the fear […]