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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

Washington Times

The Post deserves these four Pinocchios
Washington Times
The factual claim made by Mr. Sessions is that violent crime is rising. Then, Mr. Sessions characterizes that rise as “staggering” and “with a vengeance,” both of which are obviously subjective terms to express the astonishing rate of the violent crime ...

The Federalist

Attorney General Jeff Sessions's claim that a violent crime wave is sweeping the nation
Washington Post
The increases represent the largest single-year increase in the violent crime rate since 1991, but it is hardly a staggering rise. Sessions uses the one-year increase and incomplete data for 2016 to make a sweeping statement about crime across the country.
Sorry, Jeff Sessions, But We're Not Experiencing A Violent Crime ...The Federalist

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FULL SPEECH: Sessions' remarks on 'sanctuary cities' in Portland
We are in the midst of a multi-front battle: an increase in violent crime, a rise in vicious gang activity, an opioid epidemic that it is taking an American life every ten minutes, and threats from terrorism—combined with a culture in which family and ...
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Met With Contempt As He Says Portland and Oregon “Believe They Are Above The ...Willamette Week

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New York Magazine

Experts: Murder Rate Appears to Have Stopped Rising - NYMag
New York Magazine
The rise in murder rates in many major cities appears to be over, but it's left a legacy in reactionary “crime wave” rhetoric and policies.

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Policing and the 'Ferguson effect'
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
There has been much speculation that increased criticism has led some law enforcement agencies to pull back, possibly contributing to rising crime in many cities – an alleged relationship that has come to be termed the “Ferguson effect.” Unfortunately ...

Plea for police as violence soars in Walsall
The motion refers to a two per cent decrease in the number of West Midlands Police officers – including 200 from Walsall – since 2010. And it states that there has been a recorded increase in crime across the past year.The cross-party move was proposed ...

Independent Online

Cape Town's 40% murder rate increase
Independent Online
... murder rate rise since 2009/10, increasing by 40% between 2011/12 and 2015/16. Based on murder rates, the two most violent metros in South Africa are Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Bay, both of which have high levels of gang crimes," the report read.

Gotham Gazette

As Incident Reports Rise, City Officials Seek New Answers to Combat Domestic Violence
Gotham Gazette
Increases in reports of domestic violence have gotten the attention New York City officials, from Mayor Bill de Blasio to the NYPD to members of the City Council. The de Blasio administration has taken a series of ... The committee, chaired by Council ...
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The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

Rape and offences involving violence up, but crime rates in Denmark generally falling
The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english
One reason for the rise in the violent crime statistics is an increase in threats to public servants carrying out their duties. Under the heading of violent crime, 9,418 were reported, an increase of 9.4 percent, but not very many of them were for ...

Why Do We Lie About Increasing Violence?
Yes, violent crime (and fear of crime) is increasing throughout the United States. We predicted the increase for 2015 based on crimes reported to police, and we correctly predicted another increase in 2016. According to FBI data, it's rare for the rate ...

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