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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

Fresno Police battle an increase in violent crime
Investigators believe the increase in violence is being fueled by drugs, prostitution, and old gang feuds. Police say Proposition 47, which took effect immediately after the election, has made arrests tougher. Now drug possession, forgery, and minor ...

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Science AAAS

Summer jobs lower violent-crime rate for urban teens
Science AAAS
The research, by Sara Heller of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), found that a summer jobs program significantly reduced violent crime by African-American teenagers for as long as a year after they stopped working and returned to school. However ...
Penn study: Summer jobs seem to lower teens' violent crime

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Declining family values attributed to sharp increase in violent crime, says ...
Former U.S. Marshal and Greenville County Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown was the keynote speaker for North Greenville University's December commencement exercises on Dec. 11. Brown received an honorary doctor of Christian leadership degree from the ...

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The Most Violent Crime-Ridden States in America
But which are the most violent states in the country? To determine the top 10, we used the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting tool to retrieve the estimated 2012 violent crime rate (the most recent year for which data was available) in each of the 50 states ...

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Special Analysis: The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in Latin America
Nearshore Americas
According to the UN's “Global Study on Homicide,” published earlier this year, that makes it the region with the highest per capita homicide rate in the world. There is a corridor of violence that sweeps from Venezuela westward to Colombia and up ...

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Verde Independent

Prison study shows increase in violent crime in Arizona
Verde Independent
The study done for the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Council claims the percentage of inmates doing time for violent crimes went from 65.4 percent of the prison population in September 2009 to 70.7 percent this past August. And Daryl Fischer ...

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The Guardian

Rise in number of violent homophobic crimes being reported to police
The Guardian
Merseyside, Suffolk, South Yorkshire, Devon and Cornwall, North Wales, Kent, Bedfordshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire, Durham, Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Cambridgeshire police forces also reported a rise in violent crimes that were ...
Rise in violent homophobic crimeBelfast Telegraph
Over half of UK police forces have seen a rise in violent homophobic crimes ...PinkNews

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Criminologist: Homicide Increase Not Related To 'Ferguson Effect'
St. Louis Public Radio
Homicide has been up in the city over last year since early in the summer — well before the Michael Brown shooting. For other violent crime, the rate of increase has itself increased since early August, and so some of that increase may be attributed ...

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FBI: U.S. Murder Rate Fell Again In 2013 (And Other Bad News For Gun Control ...
Daily Caller
All categories of violent and property crime declined from 2012 to 2013, the FBI has announced, in conjunction with the release of its annual crime report for 2013. From 2012 to 2013, the nation's murder rate decreased five percent, to at least a 57 ...

Slate Magazine

Giuliani's claim that 93 percent of black murder victims are killed by other ...
Washington Post (blog)
The rate of intraracial homicide in the black community is the reason for the heavy police presence, Giuliani said, and it should be the subject of discussion because it's so much more prevalent than the shooting of a black victim by a white police ...
Giuliani: 93 percent of black murders committed by blacksPolitiFact
Rudy Giuliani Doesn't Understand Crime As Well As He ThinksSlate Magazine

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