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Signs Of The End

Increase in Crime

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
(2 Timothy 3:1)

We are living in the midst of an "epidemic of crime," at which thoughtful, God-fearing men everywhere stand aghast. The corruption that prevails, it is beyond the power of the human pen to describe. Every day brings fresh


Crime in the News


Los Angeles Times

Why LA's crime rise is no surprise
Los Angeles Times
After more than a decade of decline, violent crime in Los Angeles rose more than 20% during the first half of 2015, with felony assaults up 26% and robberies up 19%. Why, no one yet definitively knows. But there's plenty of speculation. Straight off ...
Some reasons why LA's rising crime rate is not a surpriseLA Observed

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VIDEO: Staggering violent crime increase in seven years
Crestview News Bulletin
Home Videos Video; VIDEO: Staggering violent crime increase in seven years; Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley discusses the significant increase in violent crime in the county over the past seven years. Posted July 31, 2015 midnight. email · print ...



6abc.com

Philadelphia violent crime rate on the rise
6abc.com
Citywide the murder and violence rate is running significantly ahead of last year's. 692 people have been shot so far this year - 161 murdered. In 2014 at this point there were 621 wounded by gunfire - 149 shot dead. Mayor Michael Nutter reacted by ...



Salt Lake Tribune

Black Lives Matter boos Washington mayor's plan to increase cop presence
Salt Lake Tribune
People react as Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser addresses the rise in violent crime in DC during a news conference at the former Malcolm X Elementary School in Congress Heights, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Protesters who ...
DC mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spikeWashington Post
Black Lives Matter boos Washington DC mayor's anti-crime plansFox News
D.C. mayor faces opposition for trying to stem rising murder rateGreensboro News & Record (blog)
CBS Local -Daily Caller -NBC4 Washington
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MassLive.com

Hartford's homicide rate skyrockets, while Springfield and Boston's flatline
MassLive.com
As of last week, Hartford's homicide count stood at 21, two more than last year's total for this city of 125,000. By comparison, Boston, with a population of about 656,000, so far has only 19 homicides – a much slower rate than in 2014, when the Hub ...



Fox 28

South Bend Police Chief addresses increase in violent crime
Fox 28
He also mentioned the County's Metro Homicide Unit is doing well. He says their success rate is way above the national average, but he says the number of homicides in a city doesn't give an accurate picture of how much gun violence there is. Not every ...

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WISN Milwaukee

Milwaukee's growing homicide toll challenging city leaders
WISN Milwaukee
“We're having a very bad year,” Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn said. The city's growing homicide rate is now making headlines across the country, while city leaders try to put the spotlight on the massive growth and investment reshaping the city's ...

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Live Science

Why America Is Prone to Mass Shootings
Live Science
A strange paradox is emerging in America: Overall violent-crime rates are down, but active shooter events — in which a person is trying to kill multiple people in a populated area — appear to be on the rise, according to Federal Bureau of ...

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Slough Express

Police doing 'everything they can' to curb violent crime rise in Slough
Slough Express
New figures have revealed that violent crimes committed in the town since April are up by 29 per cent compared to this time last year. There have also been six more rapes and an increase of 22 non-rape sexual offences compared to last year's statistics.



US Violent Crime Rate Drops Significantly Since 1980s
U.S. News & World Report
TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Violent crime rates have decreased dramatically over the past three decades, largely due to crime prevention efforts that focus on the root causes of violence, researchers say. Murders in the United States have ...

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