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LA County Sheriff: Prop. 47 A 'Significant' Reason For Increase In Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell says a recent change in law that makes certain drug and property crimes misdemeanors instead of felonies is a “significant” reason for an increase in county crime and has taken away the incentive for people to seek treatment for addiction. 136 more words

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Windsor area crime rate dropped three per cent in 2014

The Windsor area’s crime rate dropped three per cent in 2014, according to a new Statistics Canada report.

The report, based on police-reported statistics, found the overall crime rate in the Windsor Census Metropolitan Area was 4,251 per 100,000 population. 39 more words

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Ottawa is one of the safest cities in Canada, says police chief

Despite a recent spate of violence on Ottawa streets — a woman fatally stabbed this week, the Overbrook shooting last week, the 20th case of gang-related violence, also last week — the city is one of the safest in the country, says the police chief. 626 more words

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The Story So Far: Canada's crime rate drops for the 11th consecutive year

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Wednesday, July 22.

Click on the audio player below to hear the rundown on some of the stories we’re following for you today. 33 more words

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Murder rate drops as concealed carry permits soar

Too bad for the gun control zealots who want to disarm law abiding citizens and leave them vulnerable to attacks from psychos and other criminals (after all, no psycho or criminal tends to be law abiding and therefore gun control laws will not deter them in the slightest; just look at how well the war on drugs has turned out in eliminating drugs and drug use), but as has been proven many times before, violent crime is deterred where ever there is the prospect of the victim being armed. 569 more words

Law And Order

CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS SKYROCKET, WHILE CRIME PLUMMETS – STUDY SHOWS MORE GUNS = LESS CRIME

Source: Free Thought Project

According to a recent study by the Crime Prevention Research Center, the election of Barrack Obama may have played a significant part in reducing crime in the U.S. 778 more words

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