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The Declaration of War on Police

Are the numbers of officers killed by someone engaged in a criminal action increasing?  They are not.

Would you believe that in the period between 1970 and 1980 there were only 5 fewer felonious officer fatalities (1228) than in the 22 year period between 1993 and 2013 (1233)?  1,316 more words

Thoughts On Life And Society

Fairy-Tale World

(August 16, 2015)

“I live in a fairy-tale world,” she tells me. Sitting on the stoop watching a cameraman and a media woman asking questions across the street, this is why she says she’ll never do an interview: “They ask what to do about all them killings; I’ll tell you what: people ‘round here need some serious counseling. 296 more words

Baltimore

Bang Bang

(July 3, 2015)

“Bang!”

I pause, quiet, listening for more. Tonight, I pray that there will not be another added to the homicide statistics. I remember reading those before moving in, but it’s different when a shooting occurs right around the corner and your pastor speaks of cleaning blood off the sidewalk. 321 more words

Baltimore

103 homicides in Milwaukee during a violent 2015: Chief Flynn says he blames prosecutors, lawmakers

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee’s police chief said the city isn’t alone in experiencing a spike in homicides this year.

There have been 103 homicides in Milwaukee so far this year, compared with 86 homicides during all of 2014. 461 more words

News

Emily Miller learns from police chief that 'high capacity magazines' cause of DC homicide spike

As Twitchy reported, the City of Baltimore has by mid-August racked up as many homicides as it had during the entirety of 2014 — a mind-blowing 211. 391 more words

General

Laura Ingraham: Is violent crime the sleeper issue of 2016? Baltimore logs 211th homicide this year

Is violent crime the sleeper issue of 2016? Laura Ingraham and several others are linking to a piece published at Polizette entitled “Crime and No Punishment,” 418 more words

US Politics

Mayor, City's Top Cop Work To Rebuild Community's Broken Trust

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – The mayor and the city’s top cop work to rebuild the community’s broken trust. Amid a major crime spike, leaders are out meeting with residents night after night. 313 more words

Local