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Bad Statistics: High Crime Rates Don't Justify Police Homicides

The Guardian recently published a study that found the police are on track to kill 1,100 people by the end of the year. If police homicides continue, a disproportionate number of victims will be black. 1,103 more words

Police

Charleston Shooter Was on Drug Linked to Violent Outbursts

by Paul Joseph Watson

Charleston shooter Dylann Storm Roof was reportedly taking a drug that has been linked with sudden outbursts of violence, fitting the pattern of innumerable other mass shooters who were on or had recently come off pharmaceutical drugs linked to aggression. 398 more words

U.S. News

The Gun Grabbers Are Losing

68% of Americans still feel safer in neighborhoods where guns are allowed.

That’s because the most prominent neighborhoods that ban guns are leftist success stories such as… 22 more words

Politics

FBI Reports Crime Rates in Marlborough are Higher

Crime rates in Marlborough have gone up between 2012 and 2013, according to the latest FBI report. But, Chief of Police Mark Leonard, says the overall five year rates are down.

How Stolen Prescription Drugs Might Be Fueling Baltimore's Crime Surge

Hundreds of thousands of prescription drugs looted during deadly riots in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray may be to blame for a recent surge in violence in the city. 233 more words

Don't Believe the "Ferguson Effect"

The Wall Street Journal recently had an op-ed that blamed a rising number of violent crimes so far this year in several large cities on a “Ferguson effect.” The idea here is that police have become less proactive (in terms of stopping and frisking people who look suspicious to them) in the wake of attention given to police shootings of young African American men in Ferguson, Missouri, and other cities during the past year or more. 150 more words

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