cjonline reports of sexual assaults at UMass Amherst have students on edge and prompting campus police to beef up patrols. According to the Daily Collegian, there have been at least six reported incidents of sexual assault on campus since the beginning of the semester. In order to try and create a safe environment for students, UMass Amherst Police are increasing patrols in areas where sexual assaults have allegedly taken place.
Crime in the United States has been on the decline for the past few decades. In 2014, the number of reported crimes decreased by 3 percent. According to the FBI, this is largely due to improved law enforcement techniques and increased public awareness. The use of forensic science has also helped reduce crime rates.
The Colorado Judicial Branch is the state government’s judiciary, consisting of the Supreme Court and lower courts. The Colorado Judicial Branch reviews and approves new court rules and procedures, investigates complaints against judges and attorneys, provides guidance to judges and attorneys on court procedure and law, manages a statewide courtroom registry, and provides funding for legal aid programs.
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