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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


San Antonio Express-News

In the race for DA, numbers don't add up to the same story
San Antonio Express-News
The overall increase in the crime rate in San Antonio appears to be entirely because of a surge in the number of aggravated assault cases. The rates for homicide, rape and robbery all fell from 1998 to 2012, but the rate of aggravated assault ...

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PolitiFact: Testing Mary Burke on rise in violent crime under Scott Walker
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
PolitiFact Wisconsin today checks a claim by Mary Burke about a rise in violent crime in Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker's challenger says Walker cut funding to local governments in Wisconsin, contributing to the "second-largest increase in violent crime ...



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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Memphis Flyer (blog)

Report Shows Countywide Increase in Violent Crime, Decrease in Property Crime
Memphis Flyer (blog)
New data from the Memphis-Shelby County Crime Commission reveals there has been a slight increase in murders, aggravated assaults, and robberies countywide compared to 2013. However, burglaries and felony theft offenses are on the decline.

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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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Herald-Mail Media

Hagerstown police chief says city crime rate lower than some Md. towns
Herald-Mail Media
City Councilman Martin E. Brubaker said people often talk about how bad crime is in Hagerstown, but he pointed to statistics presented Tuesday night showing that the city has a lower crime rate than some other similar municipalities in Maryland ...



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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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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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 ...



Feuding gang factions led spike in violent crime
Durham News
Police statistics show Durham's overall violent crime rate is higher than it was at the same point in 2013, but the difference is decreasing. ... In the first quarter of this year, there were 254 aggravated assaults, up from 149 in 2013 – a 70 percent ...
Gang infighting led to spike in Durham violence, police sayNews & Observer

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