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Blunt Objects as Weapons - or - Why a Baseball Bat is a Threat

So I was contemplating the story of the NY police officer who shot the 66-year-old woman wielding a baseball bat. By way of Tam’s take on the matter. 158 more words


Parks Advocate Calls For Greater Police Presence As Crime Rises

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With a rise in crime reported in New York City parks, advocates are demanding more police and more protection.

As CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported, park crimes rose in the first six months of this year by 39 percent, from 488 in 2015 to 612 this year. 287 more words


Perception that crime in Regina is increasing needs to be addressed

Almost a decade after an infamous Maclean’s magazine article dubbed this city “rotten Regina” and claimed it was home to “Canada’s worst neighbourhood” (North Central), perceptions about crime continue to provoke debate. 413 more words


The Weekend in the Windy City

How’s all that gun control working for you? 8 killed, 33 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

That brings the yearly totals to: 601 murders (538 were with firearms), 3477 total shootings (that’s 2938 “shot and wounded.) For this and all breakdowns, see HeyJackass! (Illustrating Chicago Values.)

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Crime Creeps Upward

Violent crime is up across America—by a significant amount in many cities. The FBI just released its report on 2015 crime statistics, and it is important to pay attention to it. 776 more words


Local community raises over £20,000 for LandWorks

LandWorks Supporters’ Day raises over £20,000 and celebrates remarkable reoffending and employment statistics

LandWorks welcomed over 130 supporters to its annual open day on 30th September, celebrating another year of remarkable achievement and raising over £20,000 for the charity. 379 more words

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