If a crime occurs at your home or business, the aftereffects can be extensive. This can include everything from potentially hazardous blood and other bodily fluids that contaminate a property following a violent crime to dealing with challenging crime scene cleanup issues like eliminating fingerprint powder. In addition, a victim of crime experiences emotional trauma as well. That distress is only magnified by going it alone when it comes to crime scene cleanup. For these crucial reasons, engaging a crime scene cleanup company is the recommended course. The team at Eco Bear is experienced in thorough crime scene cleanup services to ensure that all remnants of violent criminality are eliminated.

Domestic Violence Restraining Order Requests: Understanding the Process for Obtaining a Domestic Violence Restraining Order in California

One of the most important resources available to a person – usually a woman – who is the victim of domestic violence in California is a restraining order. Because of the prevalence of domestic violence, it behooves us all to have an understanding of the process for obtaining a domestic violence restraining order in California. …

A Fundamental Element of Victim Rights: Ensuring a Voice

The National Organization for Victim Assistance is involved in a variety of professional and public outreach endeavors. These include ongoing webinars on topics of interest and importance to professionals involved in providing victim assistance, professionals employed in different elements of the criminal justice system, victims and their advocates, and members of the general public. One…

Why Do People Kill?

Not a day passes when the news media doesn’t report stories about people being killed. The pervasiveness of people killing people understandably leaves us wondering why this happens. We find ourselves asking a very basic question: Why do people kill? The reality is that there are a number of different theories pertaining to why people…

Investigation of Sexual Assault Against Victims with Developmental Disabilities

Truly startling facts exist when it comes to the sexual assault of people with special needs. People with special needs are classified by the U.S. Justice Department as individuals with disabilities. We recognize that there is debate and discussion over the proper terminology to utilize when discussing situations involving people with physical or cognitive impairments…