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Saskatchewan government committee to look at rising crime rates

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has created a new government committee to look at rising crime rates in the province.

The six-member Saskatchewan Party committee will look at rising rural property crime rates and police presence in rural areas. 117 more words


Be the Change

“Stunned!” my friends are saying. We can't believe the election result – and every day it seems to get worse.

My question – and no one has an answer – is what do I or you do? 327 more words


The Correctional Issue: How the ‘Revolving Door’, Short Prison Terms, and Useless Programs are Ruining America

Since the 1960’s crime rates have been on a steady rise, barring a few short years in the 80’s when the rates simply held steady, rather than climbing. 1,115 more words

Criminal Justice

The Numbers Are In: Black Lives Matter Is Wrong about Police

French, David. “The Numbers Are In: Black Lives Matter Is Wrong about Police.” National Review. December 29, 2015. http://www.nationalreview.com/article/429094/black-lives-matter-wrong-police-shootings


This article is about the statistics that were recently gathered regarding the issue of race and police brutality after the numerous black lives matter protests in response to the shooting in Ferguson in 2015. 261 more words

Police Brutality

Don't More Guns Equal Less Crime? Not Any More.

What’s going on?  After year-to-year declines in the violent crime rate going back twenty years, all of a sudden in 2015 things turned around and now violent crime rates are going back up.  612 more words


Edmonton named Canada's most open municipality again

For the second year in a row, the City of Edmonton was named the most open city in the country. The Public Sector Digest ranked 68 municipalities… 270 more words


Saskatchewan RCMP address rural crime: 'We don't want the Wild West'

For weeks, frustrations have been bubbling over in rural Saskatchewan related to crime and the way things are being handled by police. In response, farmers in central Saskatchewan have begun to mobilize and say they will take matters into their own hands. 687 more words