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Thieves Want your Car – One Piece at a Time

March 3, 2019

Today’s car thieves rarely hot-wire a vehicle and drive it out of the parking lot; instead, they steal its parts to sell piece by piece. Stealing an automobile is a bit more difficult today than it was in the past. Modern technology in anti-theft equipment has made it harder than ever for would-be thieves to […]

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Cold Fact – Law is Local

April 19, 2017

“Its not what you know, its who you know” is a saying all have heard.  I am sure it applies to many apsects of life, but none more critical than for someone entering the  justice system charged with a criminal offense.  The vast majority of “criminal defendants” are not the perceived hardened criminal.  Most are […]

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How are house prices in Chester affected by crime rates?

March 15, 2017

An issue often kept firmly at the back of the minds of most when on the market for a new place to live, crime rates are nonetheless a variable very likely to causea noticeable fluctuation of property prices within today’s market. The premise of the issue takes little imagination to fathom: the more crime there […]

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Shoplifting: America’s #1 Property Crime

March 10, 2016

Shoplifting is a major problem in the United States. With over 35 years of experience, Price Gun has recently conducted research about shoplifting, learning that more than 13 billion dollars of items are stolen from retailers each year. We have created an infographic with much more information about shoplifting which you can find below.   […]

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Police crime statistics lose their ‘national statistics’ status

January 30, 2014

The gold-standard Office of National Statistics (ONS) status has been withdrawn from the police’s crime statistics by the UK Statistics Authority.  In its ‘Assessment of compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics’ report published on 15 January 2014 the Authority stated that it took the action as it has found, ‘accumulating evidence that […]

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6 Questions Your DUI Lawyer Will Ask You

January 14, 2014

(US Law) If you are arrested for driving under the influence it is in your best interest to consult a criminal lawyer who has experience defending DUI cases in your state. Punishments for this crime in the state of Washington are particularly harsh, but you may be able to receive a lesser sentence or be […]

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The Worst Eco-Crimes in Recent Years

November 12, 2013

Humans are responsible for the most atrocious crimes against the environment. Unfortunately for nature, it doesn’t really have legal representation — no offense Environmental Defense Fund — but it certainly can win in the court of public opinion. Understanding more about the environmental disasters of the past may help prevent them in the future, and […]

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A Look at Bank Robbery in the U.S.

October 18, 2013

Walking into a bank and demanding a teller to turn over money doesn’t seem like the brightest idea in the world. Nonetheless, bank robberies continue to be prevalent in American society. According to the FBI, in 2011, more than 5,000 robberies of financial institutions were reported. This amounts to nearly 14 bank robberies per day. […]

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An Overview of the Famous 1919 Black Sox Scandal

October 18, 2013

The 1919 Major League Baseball season pitted the Chicago White Sox against the Cincinnati Reds in an eight game matchup. Chicago, who had won the 1917 World Series championship 4 games to 2 over the New York Giants, were heavily favored to win the Series. The Reds, champions of the National League, were making their […]

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The Complexities Of Teen Crime

October 5, 2013

The justice system in this country is designed to separate juvenile offenders from adult criminals. Young offenders are jailed and tried in a different court system than adults who have broken the law. While most jailed adolescents are released back into the public by the time they turn 21, if not sooner, most parents want […]

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