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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


The Hayride

Mitch Landrieu Touts Low Murder Rate, Ignores Soaring Violent Crime And ...
The Hayride
But, though the report outlines the murder rate, homelessness and tourism, it apparently does not make any mention of violent crime, which seems to be soaring under Landrieu, or at least WDSU did not report on it. The New Orleans Police Department ...

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News & Observer

Shootings drive Durham crime rate up
News & Observer
DURHAM — Driven by a rash of shootings early in the year, Durham's violent-crime rate for 2014 was up 15 percent from the year before, according to Police Chief Jose L. Lopez's annual crime report to the City Council. Lopez delivered his report during ...

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Maldon and Burnham Standard

Legal highs could explain rise in violent crime
Maldon and Burnham Standard
They say the same things, they are having a detrimental effect and causing more violence and people to lash out. “I think it is part of the problem.” Essex has seen the number of incidents reported to involve legal highs rising ten fold in four years ...

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Violent crime rate down in Columbia
SCNow
So far this year, violent crimes including homicide, sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault, are down 43 percent, compared to the same time period in 2014. But there is still work to be done as the city's violent crime statistics are still well ...

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Report: Violent Crimes in Durham Up 15 Percent
TWC News
... increased 15 percent last year. The department says the assault count was fueled by an early-year string of shootings into occupied homes and cars. Even with the increase in violent crimes, the department says major crime has only increased by 3 ...

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Shreveport Times

Violent crime rise in Shreveport may be good sign
Shreveport Times
Police say that's because a 47 percent jump in reported forcible rapes, which appears to explain most of the rise in violent crime, is due to victims feeling more comfortable telling authorities about sexual assault, said Shreveport Police Chief Willie ...

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Irish Mirror

Ireland's violent crime capitals: We reveal which counties have the highest ...
Irish Mirror
Exclusive analysis of cases that have gone before the Central Criminal Court since 2012 reveals more people from the these counties have been charged with rape, murder or related crimes than any other part of Ireland. ... Limerick has the nation's ...



fox5sandiego.com

San Diego's crime rate fell by 13.5%
U-T San Diego
Property crime was down by 15.5 percent from 2013 to 2014. Violent crime dipped by 1.7 percent, offset in part by a 17.4 percent increase in rapes. The greater number of rapes may be attributed to a series of sexual assaults in North Park last summer ...
San Diego's crime rate continues to plungefox5sandiego.com
Overall Crime Rate Decreases In San DiegoKPBS
Police Chief: San Diego's Crime Rate Lowest Since 1960s, '70sTimes of San Diego

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ChicagoNow (blog)

Chicago crime rate: There really has been a dramatic decline
ChicagoNow (blog)
The nice thing about that is that you can look at the crime statistics however you like. In a few months I'll use it to summarize some neighborhood statistics. However, for the time being I thought it would be interesting to look at the overall trends ...



Annual crime report shows increase in rape
Victoria Advocate
The Victoria Police Department released its annual crime report, which shows a decline in violent crime and some misdemeanors. While the prevalence of violent crime - which includes murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault - decreased, cases of ...
Officials attribute rise in W.Va. rape crimes to more victims coming forwardThe Daily Athenaeum

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