Archive for Crime

23 Nov 2012

Drug Possession Arrests in U.S. Up 80% in 20 Years, Down More Recently

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Check out this article on Thecrimereport.org. In the past 20 years drug possession arrests have risen 80%, however, the arrest for various crimes rose between 1990 and 2010 but has declined since then. Overall it was reported that law enforcement agencies made 13,122,000 arrests in 2010. However the rate of arrests for rape and aggravated […]

23 Nov 2012

How Did Naked Florida Woman End Up Shot to Death By Off-Duty Officers?

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Just read this on Thecrimereport.org. Two officers shot a naked woman from Tampa Bay when she approached them. The officers were caught off guard because the women uninvitingly approached a group of people. The woman’s boyfriend said the only gun they had in their house was an old antique gun that was mounted on the […]

22 Nov 2012

As city cutbacks cause police layoffs, bullets in night claim young mother’s life – CNN.com

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Interesting article posted on Edition.cnn.com. The article details how in Newark, New Jersey a young 24-year-old mother of two was gunned down in her friends Pontiac minivan. A gunman shot threw the back window of her car and approached the car as the car drove off. Violent crime went up 18% nationwide last year and […]

22 Nov 2012

Quest for iPhones Helps Drive Nearly 13% Increase in Denver Violent Crime Reports

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Thecrimereport.org. The Iphone craze has caused many problems, particularly for the people of Denver. There was a 12.7% raise in crime in Denver last year. They found that out of the 1,143 robberies 83 were related to juveniles who were trying to gain possession of the Iphone. […]

22 Nov 2012

What Is The Duty Of The Jury Quote

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What is the duty of the jury? Is it to determine the truth or which side has the better lawyer? Want to embed this graphic on your blog? Just copy the embed code found below:

21 Nov 2012

Teen Councilman Kyle Bower In Drinking Joyride Fail

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I love this recent Daily Dumb story. Talk about how not to get ahead in politics! Teen councilman Kyle Bower stole GOP campaign signs, drove his car into a field wrecking crops en route and was consequently arrested when way over the drink drive limit! Use the code below to embed this image on your […]

21 Nov 2012

Fabricated hate crime hurts believability of further reported attacks

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Just read this on Dailyillini.com. Some hate crimes can turn out to be untrue. The reasons can vary. The degree of real or imagined harm from a crime can have an impact on society that could spread. When a crime comes out to the public, it can come through many avenues. There can be all […]

21 Nov 2012

Cincinnati Police Chief: Half of Shootings Motivated by Revenge

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I just read an article on Thecrimereport.org that I thought you should read. Revenge is the motive behind most of Cincinnati’s shootings and murders, according to law enforcement officials and outreach workers who are trying to curb the city’s recent violence. Cincinnati Police Chief James Craig believes that direct intervention can prevent many revenge-motivated crimes, […]