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Egan: Wasting time of $90K cops a crime that needs to end

A first-class constable in Ottawa will be paid just over $90,000 in base salary this year, thanks to an arbitration award last week.

When you consider the same officer made $61,000 in 2002, and the real cost of a full-time body, all in, is closer to $120,000 in 2014, the bells and sirens are on, a full code “holy cow.” 685 more words

Local News

In Light of Being Robbed the Other Day

Preface: My apartment was broken into the other day. This is somewhat of a response.

Map: Crime in the area around Loyola University Chicago

Chicago has a reputation for being a dangerous city. 372 more words

Food For Thought

Horses "better than police in every way"

A study has found that police horses are more friendly, better at preventing and solving crime, and less institutionally racist than their human counterparts.

The study, commissioned by the Association of Police Officers and conducted by the University of Oxford, suggests that over 80% of those interviewed “Would choose a horse over a person to come and investigate crimes such as domestic burglary, assault, and car theft.” 197 more words

Society

Recursivity in the Strata of Ambiguity Blights British Crime Survey

Publication of this year’s British crime survey has sparked the usual round of debate as to exactly what significance can be attributed to the numbers. In previous years, the focus of this debate has been whether the numbers tell us anything about the amount of crimes actually being committed or merely about the amount of crimes being reported and recorded. 472 more words

Comedy

Seminar - Mexico City - 23/10/2014

PF Asuntos Internos Permanent Congress

23/10/2014

Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City.

Good afternoon everyone, I’m just going to read for a moment to settle my nerves down. 4,785 more words

Police

DeKalb County got millions of dollars through inflated crime stats, watchdog says

Atlanta once was stained by a scandal for underreporting crimes. Now, DeKalb County has fallen under scrutiny for vastly overreporting crimes to win millions of dollars in federal grants. 172 more words

AJC Watchdog