Tag Archives: crime

Interested in crime statistics – perhaps not

It is a sign of the times that crime figures were released today and raised little interest both among the media and the public. Just a few years ago it would have been a top story and every police force … Continue reading

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Banishing the celebrity criminals

The pages of the newspapers are full of stories about criminals and those that have done wrong in some way. It seems we all like to read about their activities, probably because it makes us feel superior in some way. … Continue reading

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Crime on the increase….it isn’t all bad

We seem to be in a position of confusion. We want to have crime figures reducing but we also want to know that people who have done things wrong are being dealt with. Today the NSPCC released figures about the … Continue reading

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Looking through a new lens

For more years than I care to remember I have written statements about crime and have always thought I understood the views of victims of crime. That was until I became a victim myself a few days ago. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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