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Report: New Jersey Crime Rates Fall Overall, But Murders Up

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — According to new state data, murders in New Jersey are still on the rise, but crime rates fell slightly from 2012 to 2013. 144 more words

News

The case against lead

“Mad as a hatter,” went the expression. Alice’s tea party featured “The Mad Hatter,” whose felting work involved prolonged exposure to mercury vapors, resulting in tremors, pathological shyness and irritability. 617 more words

Science

The New York City Murder Rate in 2015

I recently saw a media report that the murder rate in New York City is increasing. I decided to collect some data that might provide part of the basis for this claim. 197 more words

Government

Police Solve Fewer Real Crimes Every Year (But USA Still Has Most Prisoners on Earth)

When I say real crimes, I mean a crime with a victim. A crime where no one has been negatively effected is not really a crime at all. 501 more words

Government

Crime rate heating up? Experts say yes

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Winter is finally loosening its grip and the temperatures are warming up, but that’s not the only thing increasing – crime rates could also see an upswing. 188 more words

News

The Overrepresentation of Minority Youth in Canada's Criminal Justice System

Jasjit Goraya

Canadian criminologists and policymakers alike have long debated the issue of “disproportionate minority confinement,” or the overrepresentation of minority youth in the criminal justice system. 1,103 more words

Public Policy

Elizabeth Bennet - On Gun Control

On April 20, 1999 disaster struck. For those of you who do not recognize that date, it is famous because of the Columbine high school shooting. 946 more words

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