Archive for January, 2013

25 Jan 2013

Assault weapons: What are they, and should they be banned?

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Check out this blog post on Mercurynews.com. The article discusses the controversial subject of assault weapons and if they should be banned. The gun control crowd calls the guns weapons of war while the other side says that the term assault weapon is just intended to scare the public. To begin the debate, it must […]

25 Jan 2013

Gun Control Showdown Coming to Congress

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Emergencymgmt.com. The article discusses how Congress will soon face a gun control showdown and the recent actions that President Obama took regarding guns. The President wants a universal background check on all gun purchases, including private sales. He also wants to ban military style assault weapons and […]

24 Jan 2013

Law officers say stopping mass shootings a complicated task

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Interesting article posted on Theindependent.com. The article discusses how law officers say stopping mass shootings is a very difficult job. Law officers, just like the general public, have different views on gun control. Gun restrictions will be followed by law abiding people. But the criminal will not obey any gun laws and they will just […]

24 Jan 2013

Being smart on crime is being tough on crime

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Check out this article on Statesman.com. The large costs, social and financial, associated with high imprisonment rates are covered. This field has new appeal to conservatives, while being a subject largely associated with liberals; business interests join forces with legislators, creating new opportunities. The Stateman identifies the problems with inefficient incarceration systems and takes a look […]

24 Jan 2013

Petty Laws Quote

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Great things come from small beginnings. I guess it’s just like in the society, petty laws give birth to great crimes! Since people are not afraid of the minor punishments. It is likely that they’ll commit them again and again. Simply copy the code to embed the photo on your site:

24 Jan 2013

New Crime-Fighting Approach In Stockton Appears To Be Paying Off

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Check out this blog post on Sacramento.cbslocal.com. Residents of Stockton are happy about the recent crime-fighting news released by the Stockton Police Department. Violent crimes are down and this is being attributed to the new fighting crime techniques that are in use by the department. During the last half of 2012, Stockton police debuted their […]

24 Jan 2013

5 accidentally shot at gun shows in North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana

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I just read an article on Usnews.nbcnews.com that I thought you should read. In three separate shooting incidents, a total of five people were injured in accidental firearms discharges at gun shows Saturday. NBC news examines and describes in detail each of these events, as well as others that occurred on the nation’s first ever […]

24 Jan 2013

Australia’s Criminals As Dumb As US’s

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Interesting article posted on Politicaloutcast.com. Dumb criminals in America might have some competition down under. Here in the states there’s always stories of lawbreakers leaving revealing information. Other crime mishaps can involve trucks and ATM machines. There can be unexpected off duty officers and small planes flying over trouble. Tenacity and spark plugs may have […]