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Navy SEAL Sniper Aims to Help Armed Citizens and Law Enforcement Improve Firearm Skills

Navy SEAL Sniper Aims to Help Armed Citizens and Law Enforcement Improve Firearm Skills

Bestselling author Chris Sajnog releases new instructional shooting book in wake of recent armed attacks

According to research conducted by the University of Chicago, approximately 32 percent of the adult population in the U.S. either own a firearm or live in a home with someone who does.  There is a critical need for quality training so that firearms may be used safely and with confidence. Leading the movement to provide expert firearms instruction is Chris Sajnog, a retired U.S. Navy SEAL instructor and bestselling author of How to Shoot Like a Navy SEAL. Chris aims to teach armed citizens everything they need to know about using firearms safely and effectively with his new book, Navy SEAL Shooting, which goes on sale August 31, 2015.

Crime Museum Adds To Collection from Aurora Theater Shooting

Crime Museum Adds To Collection from Aurora Theater Shooting

The Crime Museum, located in Washington DC, has acquired items that one of the theater shooting victims wore during the shooting

 

Last week the jury in the trial of James Holmes found him guilty on all counts of first-degree murder, helping bring some closure to the surviving victims and families. Working with one of the survivors, the National Museum of Crime & Punishment has acquired the jacket and purse worn during the vicious attack. The items will be put on display at the Crime Museum, in keeping the museum’s mission to stay as current as possible.

“We always try to work with victims whenever possible to share their stories and experiences,” states Janine Vaccarello, chief operating officer of the Crime Museum.  “We are thankful that we are able to work with this survivor and keep victims at the forefront of what happened at the theater that night.”

Crime Museum Offers Drone Building Workshop

As part of the new Wildlife Trafficking exhibit at the Crime Museum, they will be offering a Drone Building Workshop in partnership with the Kashmir World Foundation

 

In recent years, many people have heard of “drones” being used in various places around the world. Yet many people are not quite sure what they are and their practical uses. The Crime Museum, in partnership with the Kashmir World Foundation, is giving visitors a hands-on approach to learning the important role drones play in illegal wildlife trafficking around the world.

New Exhibit Now Open at Crime Museum Takes on Wildlife Trafficking

New Exhibit Now Open at Crime Museum Takes on Wildlife Trafficking

Celebrities, government officials, and media came together for the unveiling of the new wildlife trafficking exhibit at the Crime Museum

The Crime Museum announces the wildlife trafficking exhibit is now officially open. The exhibit, titled “Ivory, Tortoise Shell & Fur: The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking,” was unveiled to a large group made up of celebrities, government officials, and journalists who came together to support this important cause and see learn more about wildlife trafficking. Following the unveiling, the exhibit is now open to the public, who are invited to attend and learn about the horrors of the wildlife trafficking industry that plagues the world.

Celebrities and the U.S. Government Come Together on World Environment Day

Celebrities and the U.S. Government Come Together on World Environment Day

Celebrities and the U.S. Government Come Together on World Environment Day to Support Combating Wildlife Trafficking

5 Things to You Need to Know about Wildlife Trafficking and How to Address the Problem

Ivory, Tortoise Shell, & Fur: The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking

Ivory, Tortoise Shell, & Fur: The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking

Museum’s Newest Temporary Exhibit Aims to Educate and Raise Awareness

It’s estimated that in the last century we have lost 97 percent of the world’s tigers. In just the last 13 years there has been a 76 percent decline in the elephant population. Last year alone, there were over 1,200 rhinoceros killed. Each of these animal populations are being severely depleted in large part due to illegal wildlife trafficking, an issue that our own government has recently announced it is taking on in an effort to combat the problem. Now, people have the opportunity to learn more about the world of illegal wildlife trafficking at a new exhibit, called “Ivory, Tortoise Shell, & Fur: The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Trafficking” at the Crime Museum, located in Washington, D.C.

New ‘Domestic Terrorism and Hate Crimes’ Exhibit Opens at Crime Museum

New ‘Domestic Terrorism and Hate Crimes’ Exhibit Opens at Crime Museum

Nearly every week there are news headlines sharing stories that are considered “hate crimes.” Being a fairly new term in the country, many people are not sure what exactly a hate crime is. Now they can learn more about hate crimes, which is a part of domestic terrorism, at a new exhibit at the Crime Museum, located in Washington, D.C. The new exhibit, titled “Attack on America: The Fight Against Terrorism & Hate Crimes,” opened in March and provides people a thorough look at the history of such crimes, including offering them artifacts to view.

“Hate crimes and domestic terrorism are things that all of us see in the news daily, and we all feel the impact; whether we have been a victim, know a victim or have been impacted through legislation,” states Janine Vaccarello, chief operating officer of the Crime Museum.  “Being able to learn more about this type of crime, which happens here on our own soil, is powerful for everyone.”