first_imgThe following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety crime/incident summary between Wednesday, April 4, and Friday, April 6.View Roundup 04-09 in a larger mapCrimes against propertyOn April 5 at 5:25 p.m., a suspect smashed the front driver’s side window at Vermont and 29th streets to gain entry and removed an MP3 player.On April 5 at 8:46 a.m., a suspect entered an unsecured classroom in Taper Hall and removed an unattended laptop computer.Miscellaneous incidentsOn April 6 at 4:06 a.m., a student reported that his friend, also a student, spontaneously exited a cab he was riding in and ran onto the lot of a car dealership near the location. The reporting student stated that his friend was intoxicated and he became concerned about the subject’s welfare when he could not locate him. DPS officers located the missing student during a search of the area. He was transported to the DPS office and released into the care of the reporting student.On April 5 at 10:43 a.m., a juvenile reported that an unidentified male violated her personal space while they were alone in an elevator, causing her to fear for her safety. The juvenile fled from the elevator when it opened on the first floor and the male could not be located during a subsequent search of the area by DPS officers.On April 5 at 9:50 a.m., DPS officers responded to a staff member who was suffering from a panic attack. LAFD RA Unit #15 was at the scene examining the staff member when the officers arrived. The student was released after declining transportation for medical treatment.On April 4 at 6:23 p.m., DPS officers responded to a student who injured her groin when she fell while standing on a chair. An LAFD RA unit was requested and Unit #846 responded. The RA Unit examined the student then transported her to Kaiser Hospital for medicaltreatment.last_img read more

Friday evidence deadline for gambling’s social and economic Select Committee

first_img Winning Post: Swedish regulator pushes back on ‘Storebror’ approach to deposit limits August 24, 2020 Share Submit StumbleUpon Industry stakeholders are reminded that they have only one week to return submissions of evidence (deadline Friday 6 September) to the Select Committee researching the ‘social and economic impacts of the gambling industry’ on UK society.Announced this July, the House of Lords established a Select Committee seeking to gain ‘research insights and valuable facts’ on the UK gambling sector and its impact on individuals affected by gambling disorders.The Select Committee is led by Lord Grade of Yarmouth, who leading the inquiry underlined the need for concrete evidence from a wide range of organisations, aiding future policy development on gambling, improving standards and regulatory oversight for the sectors diverse stakeholders.Calling for greater evidence, the Committee seeks to assess a number of factors that may have been undermined by a ‘lack of accurate estimates of the extent of the problem’.Within its remit, the inquiry will review ‘the current state of the UK gambling industry’ and its contribution towards research, education, and the treatment of problem gamblers.The Committee’s call for evidence seeks insights on key criteria related to governing UK gambling, which include whether Gambling Act 2005 has achieved the aim of ‘preventing gambling from becoming a crime or disorder’.Further assessments will be made on whether UK gambling laws need to be updated to reflect significant changes in technology, and whether licensed operators have a legal duty of care towards their customers. Share UKGC hails ‘delivered efficiencies’ of its revamped licence maintenance service  August 20, 2020 Related Articles UKGC launches fourth National Lottery licence competition August 28, 2020last_img read more