Latest Violent crime Stories

2014-04-29 09:46:06

Children's exposure to violence and crime declined between 2003 and 2011. Rates of violent crime have declined in the United States since the 1990s. The authors previously completed three national telephone surveys of children and caregivers on children's exposure to violence in 2003, 2008 and 2011. In this study, the authors analyzed the surveys for changes over time from 2003 to 2011. The authors examined 50 specific trends in exposures to violence and crime and found 27...

2013-02-08 23:04:32

According to the recently released Laguna Beach Police annual crime and activity report, violent crime has decreased by 21% when compared to the previous five year average. MacGregor & Collins criminal attorneys feel that the city´s increased willingness to rehabilitate offenders, rather than incarcerate them, may be a contributing factor that has led to these positive results. Laguna Beach, California (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 According to the recently released Laguna Beach Police...

2011-08-04 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From 1993 to 2009, about nine percent of victims of serious violent crime?rape or other sexual assault, robbery, or aggravated assault?received direct assistance from a victim service agency, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Victim service agencies are publicly or privately funded organizations that provide victims with support and services to aid their physical and emotional recovery, offer protection from...

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