Across America, assault is considered either a misdemeanor or a felony. These charges are serious and fall under a wide range of actions, resulting in harsh charges and consequences. In Oregon, there are four different levels of assault. Below we will discuss the four classifications of assault crimes.Continue reading “The 4 Different Classifications of Assault Crimes”
A felony is the most serious type of crime and covers a vast array of criminal acts. That said, a lot of people don’t realize that there are many types of felonies. To clarify the difference between misdemeanors and felonies, we focus on the various types of felonies and the consequences of these actions.Continue reading “7 Common Types of Felonies and Their Consequences”
Partying has been a part of the college culture for years. According to the Alcohol Rehab Guide, “roughly 80 percent of college students—four out of every five—consume alcohol to some degree. It’s estimated that 50 percent of those students engage in binge drinking.” These drinking habits are often quite hazardous and come with various consequences—especially when minors are involved. Follow these tips to help you stay safe at college parties.Continue reading “5 Smart Tips for Staying Safe at College Parties”
Everyone wants to enjoy the sunshine during the summer. Beaches, barbeques, festivals—all of it sounds like a fantastic time. A lot of people like to celebrate the warm weather with a refreshing beverage, but when those drinks include alcohol, the result can be dangerous.
It’s important to indulge in alcoholic drinks responsibly, as a lot of summer activities turn hazardous when mixed with boozy beverages. Found below are the various risks of drinking in the sun, along with some tips on how to stay safe if you decide to do so.Continue reading “5 Risks of Drinking in the Sun & Tips to Stay Safe”
Property crime happens every day, all around us. Fortunately, according to the FBI, in 2018 compared to 2017 “burglaries were down 12.7 percent [and] larceny-thefts decreased 6.3 percent.” The consequences of such crimes vary depending on circumstance and type.
Before we get into the consequences, however, it’s important to understand what exactly property crimes are. A property crime refers to a category of crimes that involve the destruction or theft of another person’s property, such as graffiti, littering, or robbery. Learn more about the common types of property crime below.Continue reading “Five Common Types of Property Crime You Should Know”