When The Devil’s Making by Seán Haldane (Stone Flower Press, 368 pp; $19.95) was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel earlier this year, I knew nothing about the book, which was published in the spring of 2013. 762 more words
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MOLA:42’s Guide to the Path of Least Resistance (or Fun With Statistics)
Once again it is Story Time (whee). And I promise my story does connect up with the Eureka Police Department’s recent distribution to the public of their crime statistics magic number circus (how, I’m not sure yet). 1,230 more words
Guess what citizens of Eureka….you are all WRONG!
You believed that a quarter of cars and houses in your neighborhood being burglarized meant property crime was going up. 884 more words
The Sheriff’s Department, by its own admission, got the initial call at 9:15 on Saturday morning that escaped inmate Ronald Sanchez Jr. was on someone’s property and it took the HCSO 2hrs and 45 minutes to respond. 424 more words