Study Finds Relative Risk of Pedestrian Fatality is 43 Percent Higher on Halloween

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A study of 42 years of car-versus-pedestrian fatality data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has revealed the relative risk of a pedestrian fatality is 43 percent higher on Halloween, celebrated on October 31, and that the average Halloween results in four additional pedestrian deaths.

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NAPBS Chair Says Background Screening Demonstrates Commitment to Public Safety

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn With the need to hire the most qualified candidate never greater, companies that utilize background screening when hiring are demonstrating their commitment to ensuring public safety, according to an article written by Dawn Standerwick, Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Professional …

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Study Links Ban the Box Laws to Public Safety

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A ‘first of its kind’ study published in the American Journal of Criminal Justice has linked the Ban the Box legislation that removes the criminal history question from job applications to improved public safety. More information about the study ‘The Effect of Hawaii’s Ban the Box Law …

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