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Citizens Should be Tapped in War vs. Crime

Citizens’ empowerment may be the key ingredient to keeping a community relatively crime-free.

Local politicians and civil society seem to be in agreement that there is room for greater public participation in government’s campaign against crime. 191 more words

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Making a Citizen's Arrest

What if you saw someone in front of you commit a crime? Would you just sit there and stare? Well, I get where you’re coming from, because you may not know how to handle the situation—as with most of us! 361 more words

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'Dynamite comes in many packages,' Oklahoma woman turns tables on would-be carjacker

SHAWNEE, Okla. – A Shawnee man got much more than he expected when he attempted to carjack a woman in a grocery store parking lot. 364 more words

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Store Owners Have 'Privilege' To Hold Shoplifters

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Before the manager of a Family Dollar Store in Saginaw, Michigan stopped a suspected shoplifter, I wonder if he said: Febreeze! 188 more words

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Here's Everything You Wanted To Know About Making A Citizen's Arrest

I’ll give you a condensed easy to understand version. I am NOT an attorney. Just a veteran cop. I’m not telling anyone to take the law into their own hands. 717 more words

Citizen's Arrest, Citizen's Arrest!

Have you ever made a citizen’s arrest or know someone who has?

Here are some examples from the internet of people who have: 

I was walking up the road on my way home, and a little bit up ahead I saw a guy step out and grab a womans handbag and start to run away.

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The More You Struggle . . .

It’s Fourth of July Weekend, the time of year when we celebrate freedom and independence, and gratitude for living in a country that allows both. At least it does to most of us. 878 more words