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Community Crime Watch and Rampant Paranoia

Over the past couple of years, the small town I grew up in has started several community watch programs. The reason being, for such a small town, we have an extremely high crime rate. 583 more words

Community Watches

$50K Worth Of Pot Stolen From Hole In Wall

Thieves stole 50 thousand dollars’ worth of marijuana from a dispensary in Georgetown, according to the Seattle Police.

Police arrived at the 5000 block of East Marginal Way South just before 7:00 am on Wednesday to find that a hole had been cut into the side of the building. 99 more words

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Reducing Prison Population DOES Reduce Crime

From Nicole Flatow of ThinkProgress:

The report bolsters the notion that locking up the wrong people doesn’t improve public safety. In fact, “smart on crime” policies not only minimize punishment toward non-violent offenders; they can also re-allocate resources toward violent crime.

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Metropolitan Areas With The Highest Homicide Rates

Statistics Canada says the number of crimes committed was lower last year, but so was the severity of those criminal acts.

Most provinces and territories recorded a decrease in the severity of crimes committed, except in the Yukon and Newfoundland and Labrador, where they saw slight increases. 94 more words

News & Politics

Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities In America

Even though crime rates throughout the United States have been dropping over the last few years, there are still cities with an alarming number of crime statistics. 315 more words

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities In America

Even though crime rates throughout the United States have been dropping over the last few years, there are still cities with an alarming number of crime statistics. 315 more words

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