Rising Violent Crime Is Likely To Present A Political Challenge For Democrats In 2022

Rising Violent Crime Is Likely To Present A Political Challenge For Democrats In 2022

Violent crime is on the rise in urban areas across the country. Many small cities that typically have relatively few murders are seeing significant increases over last year. Killings in Albuquerque, N.M., Austin, Texas, and Pittsburgh, for example, have about doubled so far in 2021, 

West Midlands only force area to see crime increase as violent attacks surge

West Midlands only force area to see crime increase as violent attacks surge

The region saw crime go up by four per cent over the period, with violence against the person surging by 34 per cent after 122,875 violent offences were recorded. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show violent attacks now make up 46 per cent 

Janesville’s crime rate drops again

Janesville’s crime rate drops again

Although Janesville’s crime rate continues to drop, Police Chief Dave Moore said his officers remain vigilant about trends, such as a recent spate of gun thefts. The crime rate drop was apparent in the police department’s annual report, released this week. Moore sent a letter to 

Radical reforms could help sex crime victims, says justice secretary

Radical reforms could help sex crime victims, says justice secretary

Scotland’s justice secretary says he would not shy away from “radical” reforms if they would improve conviction rates on sex crimes. Keith Brown said proposals for specialist sex crime courts and the abolition of the not proven verdict would need to go out to consultation. 

Murders are up. Crime is not. What’s going on?

Murders are up. Crime is not. What’s going on?

Last year, the US saw the biggest increase in the murder rate in decades. The estimated total number of homicides rose to levels not seen since the late 1990s, even as the overall crime rate declined. So far, the spike has continued into 2021: Murders are 

Serbia’s Pro-Govt Media Link KRIK Investigators to Crime Gang

Serbia’s Pro-Govt Media Link KRIK Investigators to Crime Gang

Pro-government media in Serbia on Friday launched another smear campaign against the KRIK investigative portal, accusing it of having links to a criminal gang charged with murder, torture and money laundering. Illustration Media by Pixabay Several pro-government tabloids on Friday ran front pages linking the