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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


Gang violence contributes to increase in Durham crime
Duke Chronicle
The Durham Police Department attributes the increase to several factors, including a spike in crimes that involve multiple victims and the cyclical nature of gang violence, said Larry Smith, deputy chief of operations for DPD. Police and community ...



Minneapolis Star Tribune

crime rises in pockets of south Minneapolis
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Residents of Nokomis — a community that encompasses the neighborhoods of Diamond Lake, Field and Minnehaha — saw violent crime rise more than 26 percent, from 72 incidents to 91, according to data through September, the last month for which ...

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Violent crimes increase
Laurinburg Exchange
For the first year, Scotland County's violent crime rate eclipsed that of Robeson, which had the second-highest rate this year at 777.3 per 100,000. In total, Robeson County authorities reported a total of 1,048 violent crimes in 2013. Edgecombe County ...

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PolitiFact

Violent crime in Wisconsin higher under Scott Walker actions, police union says
PolitiFact
As for pinning an increase in Wisconsin's violent crime rate on Walker, local police and sheriff's departments -- not the State Patrol or Capitol Police -- are most responsible for fighting crime. At the same time, cities, villages, towns and counties ...
Police union says Scott Walker has not kept promises about supporting law ...Madison.com

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PolitiFact

Citing Scott Walker budget cuts, Mary Burke says Wisconsin 2nd in Midwest in ...
PolitiFact
So, out of 10 Midwestern states, the second largest increase in violent crime. So, we are not ... We found that Wisconsin's violent crime rate in 2012 was higher than in 2010, the year before Walker took office, and higher than in 2011, his first year ...

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International Business Times

Gun violence in Canada is a lot more common than you think
Washington Post (blog)
There were 1,092 violent crimes committed per 100,000 Canadians last year, according to the agency. About half of those crimes were threats or assaults involving little or no physical harm. By comparison, the U.S. violent crime rate reported by the ...
Ottawa Shooting 2014: Canada Gun Violence Stats Rank LowInternational Business Times

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The Daily Tar Heel

Violent crimes in spotlight in Chapel Hill, despite a lower crime rate
The Daily Tar Heel
Due to the perceived increase in violent crimes, Conder said residents and students should be more aware of their surroundings. “I'm walking down Franklin Street, and I'm scanning the environment,” he said. “I think that's a fact of modern life ...



Local 10

Feds help local law enforcement to increase surprise visits on violent ...
Local 10
Ferrer said the violent-crime task force has been focusing on "hot spot communities," meaning areas with a high crime rate like Liberty City, Allapattah, Little Haiti and Overtown. Those on probation in South Florida can expect frequent visits from ...

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New York Daily News

Report: Domestic violence key reason for rise in NYCHA crime
Capital New York
Domestic violence is a major part of the increase in crime in New York City public housing developments, according to a City Council report released on Tuesday. According to data from the Council, the number of domestic violence incidents in New York ...
Domestic violence at NYCHA projects on the rise as de Blasio gives homeless ...New York Daily News

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Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville's crime rate increased 8 percent in 2013
Asheville Citizen-Times
“We had a slight increase in some of the property crimes,” Sheriff Van Duncan said. “We had several decreases in other areas. When we look at our violent crime in 2013, the overall numbers were down, but when it came to homicide we had a very violent ...



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