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How safe are college campuses in America? This information should be of great interest to parents of college age students. And to the students themselves.

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The website www.degreechoices.com has published the 27 most dangerous college campuses in America. Data was provided by the US Department Of Education.

60% of the total campus violent crimes involved sexual assault.

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The FBI defines violent crimes as Rape, Murder, Robbery, and Aggravated Assault.

The most dangerous college campus in the nation was

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University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

One Alabama college,

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Auburn University, ranked #14 on the Most Dangerous list. A total of 100 violent crimes were reported at Auburn,

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The University of Alabama ranked #17 on the dangerous list.

Click degreechoices.com to see the 27 Most Dangerous College Campus rankings.

There are 14 Things Police Do Not Want You to Know

Police have the hardest job of anyone. That also means they do not want you to know everything about how they do their job. A new list shows some things that police do not want you to know about them.

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They Are Allowed and Will Lie to You

They Are Allowed and Will Lie to You

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They Are Allowed and Will Lie to You

Police officers can lie to you in the process of an investigation. It's a tactic that is used often to obtain the truth of what's going on.

There are a Couple of Lies That Will Get an Officer in Trouble

There are a Couple of Lies That Will Get an Officer in Trouble

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There are a Couple of Lies That Will Get an Officer in Trouble

An investigator cannot pose as a member of a church to get a confession out of you. They can also not lie to you about how the legal system works.

That Cup of Coffee May be Solely to Get DNA

That Cup of Coffee May be Solely to Get DNA

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That Cup of Coffee May be Solely to Get DNA

If you are being questioned and a detective brings you a cup of water or coffee or a soda, it may not be just to be nice, it could be to get your DNA.

Being Interviewed and Interrogated are 2 Different Things

Being Interviewed and Interrogated are 2 Different Things

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Being Interviewed and Interrogated are 2 Different Things

An interview is just that, an interview. It is simply a question and answer session to get more clarity in the investigation. An interrogation is very accusatory so a detective can get the truth out of you.

Your Trash is Fair Game

Your Trash is Fair Game

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Your Trash is Fair Game

Once you roll your trash can to the curb, it's fair game for police to search it. If you took that drink they offered and threw it away, it is also perfectly okay for them to get DNA from it.

Police Won't Be as Hard On You if You Confess

Police Won't Be as Hard On You if You Confess

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Police Won't Be as Hard On You if You Confess

This is true. Just tell the truth and they will make the experience much more pleasant. Don't think it will get a lighter charge, though, the district attorney could still bring a harsh charge.

No Such Thing as "Off the Record"

No Such Thing as "Off the Record"

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No Such Thing as "Off the Record"

This isn't journalism, anything you say can be used in the investigation.

Officers Do Not Have to Tell You Why They are Talking to You

Officers Do Not Have to Tell You Why They are Talking to You

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Officers Do Not Have to Tell You Why They are Talking to You

Police detectives have no legal obligation to tell you why they are talking to you or asking you questions.

An Officer Isn't Your Friend

An Officer Isn't Your Friend

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An Officer Isn't Your Friend

Police officers are not there to be your friend, they are there to enforce the law. Having said that, an officer could be friendly to you to ease the tension of a situation.

You Do Not Have to Talk or Let an Officer Into Your Home

You Do Not Have to Talk or Let an Officer Into Your Home

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You Do Not Have to Talk or Let an Officer Into Your Home

Unless a search warrant is displayed, you do not have to let an officer into your home. If an officer is at your door, you don't even have to talk to them. You even have the right to tell them to leave.

You Don't Have to Take a Field Sobriety Test

You Don't Have to Take a Field Sobriety Test

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You Don't Have to Take a Field Sobriety Test

If you're pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated, you do not have to take a field sobriety test. However, if you do refuse, you may be required to take a blood test which is more accurate anyway.

Ask if You're Free to Go

Ask if You're Free to Go

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Ask if You're Free to Go

If you have answered the officer's questions, always ask if you're free to go. If the officer says yes, then you can leave without any further obligation.

Sometimes Officer's Break the Law

Sometimes Officer's Break the Law

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Sometimes Officer's Break the Law

You are not perfect and neither is a police officer.

Ignorance IS NOT the Same as Innocence

Ignorance IS NOT the Same as Innocence

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Ignorance IS NOT the Same as Innocence

Just because you don't know about a certain law doesn't mean you can't get in trouble for breaking it.

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