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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


2016 already Chicago’s highest for murder in 2 decades

Even with four months left in 2016, murder rates in Chicago in 2016 have already exceeded those in 2015.

The city’s 500th homicide happened over the weekend, reports… 431 more words


Torrent of bad news out of Indiana

It feels like there has been a rush of troubling news out of Indiana lately. And I’m not talking about the usual reports of high homicide rates in Indy neighborhoods (especially involving… 163 more words

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Arcadia PD Reports Decrease in Overall Crime

I’m beginning to see that everything has a cycle: seasons, relationships, political systems and, as I recently found out, crime. Find out more about the current decrease in Arcadia’s crime rate cycle in my new Arcadia Weekly article.

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African-Americans account for around 52% of all murder arrest in this country while also being arrested for murder at a rate that is 6.7 times greater…

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Make America Safe Again? Part Two: The September Surprise

August 11, 2016

In Part One, I drew attention to a difference of opinion between Democrats and Donald Trump on the direction of crime rates in the U.S. 1,127 more words

Election 2016

Make America Safe Again? Part One: The Great Crime Rate Controversy

August 1, 2016

The interpretation of crime-rate data has become a source of contention in this year’s election. Donald Trump has declared that crime is increasing and we need to make America safe again, but when we talk about gun violence, Republicans and their allies opposing gun control declare that rates of violent crime are decreasing. 1,166 more words

Election 2016