Category Archives: Crime Scene Clean-up

Governor awards $750k in grants to help crime victims in the Wiregrass

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Governor’s Office) — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded two grants totaling $750,720 to support two nonprofit groups that help victims of crime in the Wiregrass area.

A $560,000 grant to the House of Ruth will help victims of domestic violence, and a $190,720 grant to Wiregrass Angel House will help robbery victims and families who have lost someone to homicide. Both nonprofit organizations are based in Dothan.

“Victims of these terrible crimes, along with their family members, have access to help 24 hours a day through the efforts of House of Ruth and Wiregrass Angel House,” Ivey said. “I commend the staffs of these organizations for the work they do to support and care for Wiregrass residents in need.”

The House of Ruth offers a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, court advocacy, safety planning, hospital accompaniment, community outreach and other services to help domestic violence victims in Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Covington,

Read more at: http://www.wtvy.com/content/news/Governor-awards-grants-to-help-crime-victims-in-the-Wiregrass-458354743.html

Entrepreneurship Offers New Career Opportunities—But Not For The Faint Of Heart!

LS-K: Like many small business owners, I definitely faced my fair share of hurdles when I launched Spaulding Decon. It was extremely difficult for me to find a bank that would give me a loan for my business. When no one would give me a business loan, I got creative and asked for a home repair loan to get my windows fixed. My windows didn’t get fixed, but I was able to use this money to launch Spaulding Decon. Like any new business, I could not expect returns for the first few years. Without an additional source of income, and even a permanent place to live, I put everything that I had into it. However my efforts paid off, Spaulding Decon has doubled its sales figures each year since 2006.

Read more at: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/entrepreneurship-offers-new-career-opportunities-but_us_5a0ec704e4b0e6450602e9d2

Financial Aid Might Be Available If You’re A Victim Of A Violent Crime

Violent crime are recently grabbing the headlines of news outlets all over the nation, but what many people do not know is that trauma may equal financial assistance for some victims.

A program that is not often utilised offers victims of crime thousands of dollars, reports Julie Nauman, the Executive Officer at the California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB)

“No one ever expects to be a victim of crime, but when it happens, we want them to know that we’re here to help,” said Nauman. “Our primary mission is to provide assistance to victims of violent crime.”

Program

Nauman manages a program created by the government to help victims financially. CalVCB was established as a joint federal and state program, and

Read more at: http://www.crimenewsx.com/news/financial-aid-might-be-available-if-youre-a-victim-of-a-violent-crime-1863.html

Money available for victims of violent crime

Violent crime seems to be grabbing headlines across the country, but what you might not know is that the trauma for victims can also be financial.

An underutilized program offers crime victims tens of thousands of dollars, according to Julie Nauman, Executive Officer of the California Victim Compensation Board, or CalVCB.

“No one ever expects to be a victim of crime, but when it happens, we want them to know that we’re here to help,” she said. “Our primary mission is to provide assistance to victims of violent crime.”

Nauman oversees a government program that helps victims recover financially. CalVCB is a joint state and federal program, funded – on

Read more at: http://www.abc10.com/news/local/money-available-for-victims-of-violent-crime/484464926

Help Limerick’s K-9 Unit Win National Grant

Flynn, a German Shepherd, joined the Limerick department in 2012

LIMERICK PA – Limerick’s Police Department could win a grant of up to $5,000 to support its K-9 unit, but it needs the public’s help.

The department is a nominee in the annual Aftermath K-9 Grant Contest sponsored by Aftermath Services, a nationwide crime scene clean-up and biohazard remediation company headquartered in Aurora IL. It annually presents five grants totaling $15,000 to police K-9 efforts across the country. They money can be used to create a unit, acquire dogs, buy or maintain safety equipment, or train officers.

Public votes for the nominees help them win grants, and that’s where public supporters of the department can step in. It’s asking area residents to visit Aftermath’s website, here, daily though Nov. 7, and cast a vote for Limerick police. The more votes the department receives, the better its chance

Read more at: http://limerickpost.net/2017/10/16/help-limericks-k-9-unit-win-national-grant/

Help Limerick’s K-9 Unit Win National Grant – The Post

Flynn, a German Shepherd, joined the Limerick department in 2012

LIMERICK PA – Limerick’s Police Department could win a grant of up to $5,000 to support its K-9 unit, but it needs the public’s help.

The department is a nominee in the annual Aftermath K-9 Grant Contest sponsored by Aftermath Services, a nationwide crime scene clean-up and biohazard remediation company headquartered in Aurora IL. It annually presents five grants totaling $15,000 to police K-9 efforts across the country. They money can be used to create a unit, acquire dogs, buy or maintain safety equipment, or train officers.

Public votes for the nominees help them win grants, and that’s where public supporters of the department can step in. It’s asking area residents to visit Aftermath’s website, here, daily though Nov. 7, and cast a vote for Limerick police. The more votes the department receives, the better its chance

Read more at: http://limerickpost.net/2017/10/16/help-limericks-k-9-unit-win-national-grant/

Neighbors react to news of a body found in home’s stairwell

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Eyewitness News was back Saturday on scene of the Smith Street home, where just one day earlier state police investigators discovered a body in the home’s stairwell.

According to state police, an investigation by members of its Major Crimes and Forensic Services Units led to the discovery of the body at 1245 Smith Street.

Neighbors on Saturday said their street is not a crime-ridden area, and they were shocked to hear what police found Friday.

“I’m surprised, I’m really, really surprised,” said Lorraine McCaughey, who has lived on Smith Street for 24 years. “It’s scary when something like this happens.”

Eyewitness News spoke with another neighbor, who didn’t want to be identified or shown on camera. She says she knew something was wrong when she saw the crime scene clean-up

Read more at: http://wpri.com/2017/09/16/neighbors-react-to-news-of-a-body-found-in-homes-stairwell/

Bad Axe Restoration Products Introduces Ravage Rinse Organic Stain Remover and Multi-Purpose Cleaner

Following the introduction and widespread success of Bad Axe Particulate Conqueror earlier this year, Bad Axe Restoration Products is pleased to introduce their latest groundbreaking product for the restoration and remediation industry. Bad Axe Ravage Rinse is a super concentrate, non-residue forming wettable powder that uses the power of oxygen for surface preparation, source removal and organic stain removal. 
 
Ravage Rinse is an ideal product for mold remediation, fire, sewage, Category 2 and 3 water losses, trauma, post-mortem and crime scene clean-up projects. The scientifically designed stain remover and multi-purpose cleaner is completely shelf stable and its low toxicity and volatile organic compound (VOC) compliance keeps working and living environments safe for restoration workers and their customers, both during and after the job. 
 
“The removal of accumulated organic and gross soiling on surfaces is one of the most important steps in the remediation and restoration process,” said Chris

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Bad Axe Restoration Products Introduces Ravage Rinse Organic …

Following the introduction and widespread success of Bad Axe Particulate Conqueror earlier this year, Bad Axe Restoration Products is pleased to introduce their latest groundbreaking product for the restoration and remediation industry. Bad Axe Ravage Rinse is a super concentrate, non-residue forming wettable powder that uses the power of oxygen for surface preparation, source removal and organic stain removal. 
 
Ravage Rinse is an ideal product for mold remediation, fire, sewage, Category 2 and 3 water losses, trauma, post-mortem and crime scene clean-up projects. The scientifically designed stain remover and multi-purpose cleaner is completely shelf stable and its low toxicity and volatile organic compound (VOC) compliance keeps working and living environments safe for restoration workers and their customers, both during and after the job. 
 
“The removal of accumulated organic and gross soiling on surfaces is one of the most important steps in the remediation and restoration process,” said Chris

Read more at: http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=212063