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 2017-09-20 22:45 

KARK-TV NBC Little Rock

LRPD Sees Lull In Recent Violent Crime... +

The Capital City has seen a high number of homicides and violent crimes so far in 2017. Little Rock Police say 45 people have been killed this year alone....

 2017-09-20 02:13 

The Anniston Star

Countys Drug, Violent Crime Task Force seeks funding from city of Sylacauga... +

SYLACAUGA Talladega County District Attorney Steve Giddens asked the City Council for $82,940 for funding for the countys Drug and Violent Crime Task Force....

 2017-09-19 20:00 

Tulsa World

Public-safety grant awards thousands to Tulsa police, other local agencies in effort to curb crime... +

The state attorney general said the grant provides authorities with additional resources to address violent crime in the state....

 2017-09-19 04:00 

Times Free Press

New Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy outlines plans for department... +

The department Chattanooga Police Chief David Roddy envisions is one that uses technology, community relationships and focused deterrence to target individuals driving violent crime in the city....

 2017-09-18 06:05 

Oregonlive.com: The Oregonian

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to meet separately with federal, local law enforcement in Portland... +

An administration official Sunday night confirmed Sessions will be in Portland on Tuesday. Sessions will discuss his push to reduce violent crime, a pilot project to combat opioid abuse and immigration enforcement, the official said. No public appearances...

 2017-09-16 22:24 

Times Herald Record

Young males responsible for almost half of violent crime in City of Newburgh... +

Teenage and young adult males between the ages of 16 and 25 represent a significant percentage of those charged with committing violent crimes in the City of Newburgh. Their choices, which leave a tragic trail of victims and grieving families, c...

 2017-09-16 14:51 

KARK-TV NBC Little Rock

DHS Partners with Victory Over Violence Campaign to Share Volunteer Opportunities... +

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Communications and Community Engagement is partnering with the Victory Over Violence campaign and Congressman French Hill to promote ways people can support efforts to reduce violent crime in Littl...

 2017-09-16 00:31 

The Cumberland Times-News

Maryland governor cuts funding from criminal justice council... +

BALTIMORE (AP) Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has cut funding from a Baltimore criminal-justice council because he said the group was ineffective, and did not focus on reducing the city's violent crime problem....

 2017-09-15 23:03 

WJZ

[ CBS Baltimore ]

Gov. Hogan Cuts Funding From Criminal Justice Council... +

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has cut funding from a Baltimore criminal-justice council because he said the group was ineffective, and did not focus on reducing the city's violent crime problem....

 2017-09-15 20:30 

Washington Post

Md. governor cuts funding from criminal justice council... +

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has cut funding from a Baltimore criminal justice council because he said the group was ineffective, and did not focus on reducing the citys violent crime problem....

 2017-09-15 20:27 

US News & World Report

Md. Governor Cuts Funding From Criminal Justice Council... +

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has cut funding from a Baltimore criminal justice council because he said the group was ineffective, and did not focus on reducing the city's violent crime problem....

 2017-09-15 19:24 

Washington Times

DOJ overhauls COPS program to focus on violent crime rather than use-of-force concerns... +

The Justice Department will no longer use a program meant to improve police-community relations to address concerns raised by local departments about officer use of force, instead focusing the initiative on efforts to reduce violent crime....

 2017-09-15 04:00 

Citizens Voice

[ Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne ]

Triggerlock takes aim at violent crime... +

WILKES-BARRE Multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a saturation patrol known as Operation Triggerlock, Phase III in the Wilkes-Barre area last weekend, according to city police. The operation was designed to address increased violent crime in Wi...

 2017-09-14 16:43 

Fox Business

J.P. Morgan Pledges Increased Support for Chicago... +

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. has pledged $40 million to help ailing neighborhoods on Chicago's south and west sides, following a similar model it applied in Detroit that focuses on economic growth to address poverty and violent crime....

 2017-09-14 15:09 

Washington Post

(AMONG SPORTS FANS) How big of a problem, if at all, is each of the following in the National Football League or NFL? Violent crime committed by players, is this a major problem, a minor problem, or n... +
 2017-09-14 04:28 

Wall Street Journal

J.P. Morgan Pledges Increased Support for Chicago... +

J.P. Morgan Chase has pledged $40 million to help ailing neighborhoods on Chicagos south and west sides, following a similar model it applied in Detroit that focuses on economic growth to address poverty and violent crime....

 2017-09-13 23:15 

WCNC.com

[ NBC Charlotte ]

CMPD launches anti-crime initiative... +

CMPD is starting a new program to work with nonprofits and families from across the city to try to decrease the violent crime rate....

 2017-09-13 18:47 

WBTV

[ CBS Charlotte ]

CMPD launching community initiative to reduce violent crime... +

The department says the community empowerment initiative will be in the hands of the community organizations. Officers will attend monthly meetings to talk about the data....

 2017-09-13 00:23 

The Anniston Star

4 arrested on felony drug charges in Talladega County during past week... +

TALLADEGA COUNTY -- The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force has arrested four people on felony drug charges during the past week, according to Talladega County Metro Jail...

 2017-09-13 00:23 

The Anniston Star

4 arrested on felony drug charges in Talladega County during past week... +

TALLADEGA COUNTY -- The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force has arrested four people on felony drug charges during the past week, according to Talladega County Metro Jail...

 2017-09-12 21:33 

Press Enterprise

Tax hike not best way to fight crime... +

To combat rising violent crime, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chairman Robert Lovingood has floated the idea of a tax increase to fund additional public safety services. According to c...

 2017-09-12 21:07 

AP

The Latest: Trailer park destroyed in Florida Keys... +

MIAMI AP — The Latest on Irma all times local : 4 p.m. U.S. Virgin Islands Police Commissioner Delroy Richards is denying reports of violent crime in the territory after Hurricane Irma. Richards says there have been no reports of serious crime assoc...

 2017-09-12 20:08 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

The Latest: Trailer park destroyed in Florida Keys... +

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 4 p.m. U.S. Virgin Islands Police Commissioner Delroy Richards is denying reports of violent crime in the territory after Hurricane Irma. Richards says there have been no reports of serious crime associat...

 2017-09-12 16:01 

Washington Post

(AMONG SPORTS FANS) How big of a problem, if at all, is each of the following in the National Football League or NFL? Violent crime committed by players, is this a major problem, a minor problem, or n... +
 2017-09-12 15:11 

Infowars.com

Bandits Terrorizing Virgin Islands After Governor Seized Private Arms... +

Defenseless citizens terrified amid violent crime spree...

 2017-09-11 07:27 

The Local

[ Germany ]

Two mass brawls leave eight injured in Berlins busy Alexanderplatz... +

Alexanderplatz is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the German capital. But it is also regularly the scene of violent crime, as two mass brawls over the weekend once again proved....

 2017-09-11 01:01 

Daily Kos

Political malpractice kills, and the perpetrators should be dealt with accordingly... +

We give a lot of lip service to holding politicians accountable. But how often do we actually hold them to account? The answer is: rarely. But if we treated political malpractice like the violent crime that it is, we would likely get much better public se...

 2017-09-08 19:49 

mlive.com

See how Flint's police staffing fares against the nation's most-violent cities... +

A look at the cities with the highest violent crime rates and their police staffing levels....

 2017-09-07 22:22 

KARK-TV NBC Little Rock

Violent Crime Numbers Down Since LRPD Overtime Mandate... +

The Chief of Police announced an overtime mandate last month that would put more officers on the street. The recent violent crime numbers show that it appears to be making an impact. The Chief says there's more work to be done, but it seems to be a go...

 2017-09-07 21:33 

KMOV

[ St. Louis, MO ]

Troopers patrolling city highways write thousands of tickets, but none have been prosecuted... +

News 4 has learned Highway Patrol Troopers are writing thousands of tickets on St. Louis interstates. It's all part of a high-profile plan to attack violent crime, announced by Governor Greitens ......

 2017-09-07 12:36 

Salon

Jeff Sessions very wrong about violent crime in America... +

Trump's attorney general says that crime is getting worse. The facts say otherwise...

 2017-09-06 15:46 

ThinkProgress

Trumps lies about crime are exposed by the latest data... +

Crime data released Wednesday by the Brennan Center for Justice shows that the long-term downward trend in violent crime in American cities is on track to continue this year. The Brennan Center’s report indicates that 2017 is on pace to have the sec...

 2017-09-06 14:14 

Washington Post

(AMONG SPORTS FANS) How big of a problem, if at all, is each of the following in the National Football League or NFL? Violent crime committed by players, is this a major problem, a minor problem, or n... +
 2017-09-06 03:24 

KSTP

[ ABC St. Paul ]

Extra Hennepin Co. Sheriff's Deputies Now Helping Patrol Downtown Minneapolis... +

After a recent spike in violent crime in downtown Minneapolis, there are now extra patrols chipping in from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office......

 2017-09-06 00:23 

The Anniston Star

4 arrested on felony drug charges in Talladega County over holiday weekend... +

TALLADEGA COUNTY -- The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force arrested four people over the Labor Day weekend on felony charges, all involving methamphetamine....

 2017-09-05 23:43 

Federal News Radio

Labor Day weekend in Chicago less violent than last year... +

Chicago saw less deadly gun violence over the Labor Day weekend than last year after the police department flooded the streets with more officers and made a concerted effort to arrest those most likely to be involved in violent crime...

 2017-09-05 23:02 

Fox 5 NY

New York City's violent crime tumbles... +

The NYPD said that violent crime in the city has dropped to a historic low. But some critics are wondering if police should be doing more to stop the so-called quality-of-life crimes....

 2017-09-05 23:02 

Fox 5 NY

New York City's violent crime tumbles... +

The NYPD said that violent crime in the city has dropped to a historic low. But some critics are wondering if police should be doing more to stop the so-called quality-of-life crimes....

 2017-09-05 21:46 

Chicago Tribune

Oak Park is 'definitely' safe, police chief says... +

After hearing the news of a recent violent crime reported in Oak Park, resident Dan Fitzgerald was among those discussing the incident on a Facebook page for residents in the village. Fitzgerald, who moved to the village in 2004 and lives near Oak Park's ...

 2017-09-05 18:08 

Washington Post

Labor Day weekend in Chicago less violent than last year... +

Chicago experienced less deadly gun violence over the Labor Day weekend than last year after the police department flooded the streets with officers and made a concerted effort to arrest those most likely to be involved in violent crime, police said Tuesd...

 2017-09-05 18:05 

Fox News

[ US ]

Labor Day weekend in Chicago less violent than last year... +

Chicago experienced less deadly gun violence over the Labor Day weekend than last year after the police department flooded the streets with officers and made a concerted effort to arrest those most likely to be involved in violent crime, police said Tuesd...

 2017-09-05 15:48 

The Independent

Two men stabbed to death within four hours in London amid alarm over violent crime... +

Two men have been stabbed to death in London in the space of four hours, prompting fresh concern about violent crime in the capital. A 20-year-old man was attacked in broad daylight in Camden at 11.45am on Friday, with passers-by attempting to save his li...

 2017-09-05 13:51 

US News & World Report

Labor Day Weekend in Chicago Less Violent Than Last Year... +

Chicago saw less gun violence over the Labor Day weekend compared to the same weekend last year after the police department flooded the streets with more officers and made a concerted effort to arrest those most likely to be involved in violent crime....

 2017-09-05 13:51 

Washington Times

Labor Day weekend in Chicago less violent than last year... +

Chicago saw less gun violence over the Labor Day weekend compared to the same weekend last year after the police department flooded the streets with more officers and made a concerted effort to arrest people most likely to be involved in violent crime....

 2017-09-03 07:39 

South China Morning Post

Violent crime plagues Mexico as president addresses nation... +

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Saturday that security is his government’s top priority, amid growing violence and that is marring his fifth year in office and despite figures showing significant drops in crime-fighting results. In his ...

 2017-09-02 16:24 

VDARE

Richard Florida on the Suburban ComebackDue To Uptick In Violent Crime... +

Richard Florida, the professor who did well for himself pushing [...]...

 2017-09-01 16:27 

Daily Kos

Jeff Sessions's constant claims that violent crime is on the rise are simply not true... +

Jeff Sessions has been doing his best to justify his renewed War on Drugs by convincing the American people that violent crime is on the rise. In nearly every speech he’s given since becoming attorney general, he’s claimed that crime is taking over the na...

 2017-09-01 05:00 

Daily Record

Five deaths in just six month as serious violent crime soars in Renfrewshire... +

Police blame bloody toll on a huge rise in knife carrying on our streets and pledge to get tough on thugs ...

 2017-08-31 21:41 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

Crime ebbs so far in Oklahoma City in 2017... +

William CrumPolice Chief Bill Citty says violent crime and property crime were both down 4 percent in Oklahoma City in the first half of 2017.Read more on NewsOK.com...

 2017-08-31 18:39 

Washington Post

Fact Check: Is there a 'surge' in violent crime?... +

Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to falsely claim crime is sweeping the nation....

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