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Crimes on Campus

In the last month of August alone I received 4 or more safety bulletins from the University of Louisville. This is not okay. As a commuter student I am able to say that I am comfortable when I come home from school. 276 more words

Campus Safety

New Haven crime rate decreased in past year

Vivian Englund – Copy Editor

According to the most recent FBI data, New Haven has ranked as the second most dangerous city in America.
However, in the last year instances of violent crime such as murder, robbery and aggravated assault have decreased and continue to do so due to the efforts of the New Haven Police Department. 429 more words

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Justice, Part 1

Conflict Within the System

I’m taking a criminal justice class this semester, and because I’m busy enough for the time that reading outside what I’m studying isn’t really happening (like the industry reading I usually do to find blog topics) you all get to follow along with what I’m learning for school. 739 more words

School

$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. 109 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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Incarceration Rates

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

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