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The Cold Facts About Incarceration

You can guess that jail is hell, but unless you've been there, you probably wouldn't know.

The US has more people in jail than any other country. Is "three-strikes" to blame?

Here's an infographic about the facts of incarceration in America: (more…)

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DUI in Canada’s British Columbia

In California, we don't all agree on what constitutes "drunk driving", but folks seem pretty aware of two things:

Drinking and Driving is dangerous
DUI is expensive

Recently, we published the infographic DUIs Not Just for USA.

Now, Canada's British Columbia has stepped up drunk driving enforcement efforts including immediate 90-day loss of driving privileges, car impound, and more.

Take a look: (more…)

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Notorious Prisons Around the World

It's something American's seem to take in stride in a strange way: harsh justice in world-wide prisons.

It's estimated that approximately 11 million people in the world are incarcerated. Yes that is 11,000,000.

It's not just Iran, China, Pakistan and North Korea: American federal "Supermax" is on the list with the rest.
Let's take a look at this infographic about the harshest prisons and the most extreme torture:
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DUIs Not Just For USA

In the United States, people are arrested every day for drinking and driving.

We see the stories on the news of people who were caught at sobriety checkpoints, or worse, after causing a fatal crash because they had too much to drink.

Although the number of DUI arrests in the US is staggering, this crime is not one that is exclusive to Americans.

Countries all over the world are seeing a high number of citizens being arrested for drinking and driving.

India has been working to reduce the number of DUI incidents with its citizens with longer jail terms and weekend inspections.

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The Right To Be Out Of Jail

Arrests happen every day, and a lot of those arrests are absolutely necessary.

As bondsmen, we know that there are often times where an arrest could have been avoided with a little education.

For many people, any interaction with a police officer can be intimidating.

Knowing what your rights are during these times can help you avoid an unnecessary arrest.

When you know the right things to say, you can stay within your rights and stay out of jail.

There's a ton of information in this infographic:

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The 5 Fierest Police Cars

In California, we're in love with our cars.

Police from around the world are no different.

However, police vehicles are different from one country to the next.

Some of the most impressive vehicles used by law enforcement come from brands that are often owned by celebrities here in the United States.

Bad guys better beware if any of these high-dollar enforcer vehicles are on their tail. Here's an infographic:

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Profiting From Prisoners

Private prisons first made an appearance in 1984 and quickly began to grow over the next two decades.

While there are many who believe that private prison systems can reduce the cost of housing inmates for state budgets, there are others who feel that it is a corrupt system that does nothing more than work to make a profit instead of working to rehabilitate prisoners.

Back in August, we took a look at the For Profit Caging of America.

Here is another infographic look at the numbers and who profits in the private prison system in America.

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Incarceration In The U.S.

Here in California, we are continually talking about jail overcrowding.

But it's not just California's prison populations that are over run.

Out of all the countries in the world, the United States has the highest number of prison inmates at any given time.

Of all the people incarcerated around the world, 25% are in the US.

Here is an infographich breakdown of the crimes that prisoners are being held for, the economic impact that housing so many inmates is having across the country, and what changes need to take place to help turn it all around.

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Google Goes To Court

As bail bondsmen, we're no strangers to the courtroom.

Many people will never see the inside of a courtroom and we usually don't think of our favorite place to search, shop and connect in terms of courts.

However, even the biggest brands in the country are not above the courtroom. And Google is no exception. The bigger the brand, the bigger the target.

From disgruntled ex-employees to competitors to the odd random user, Google has perhaps seen time inside a courtroom than we have.

It seems that the more successful a company becomes, the more people want to take it on.

There are some …

By |January 27th, 2014|Infographic|Comments Off on Google Goes To Court

Inside The Courtroom

The courtroom can be an intimidating place, especially the first time you have to set foot in one.

The most important thing to remember is to stay calm and collected during your time in court. Panicking will not make things any easier.

There are many reasons that you might have to go to court, from getting a divorce to dealing with a traffic violation to facing a felony charge.

Although there are various reasons to be in court, the basic composition of the courtroom is pretty much the same.

Knowing what is what and who is who in the courtroom can help you …

By |January 8th, 2014|Infographic|Comments Off on Inside The Courtroom