Homicides And Violent Crime May Increase for 2017

Baltimore Police Helicopter Highlights Based on an increase in gun-related homicides, it’s probable that there will be an increase in homicides for 2017 and concurrently, it’s possible that there will be an increase in overall violent crime. A multi-year overview of crime in the US is available at Crime in America. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired […]

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Baltimore Police Helicopter Highlights Based on an increase in gun-related homicides, it’s probable that there will be an increase in homicides for 2017 and concurrently, it’s possible that there will be an increase in overall violent crime. A multi-year overview of crime in the US is available at Crime in America. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired […]

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We Can’t Agree on Basic Facts When Discussing Crime

Observations How to communicate effectively when people can’t agree on basic facts. Media and public relations are best served when we acknowledge that people hold beliefs that we may consider wrong or unsupportable, but insulting or disregarding those opinions causes people to entrench. When they do, they are no longer listening. Respect for the beliefs […]

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Observations How to communicate effectively when people can’t agree on basic facts. Media and public relations are best served when we acknowledge that people hold beliefs that we may consider wrong or unsupportable, but insulting or disregarding those opinions causes people to entrench. When they do, they are no longer listening. Respect for the beliefs […]

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School And Mass Shooting Data Are Wrong

Observations Data on school and mass shootings are often wrong and continue a history of misinformation when it comes to crimes against children. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior […]

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Observations Data on school and mass shootings are often wrong and continue a history of misinformation when it comes to crimes against children. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior […]

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The Public Is Responsible for Crime-Not Cops

Observations Cops take the heat for rising crime, but that emphasis is misplaced. It’s communities that control crime. This is criminology 101. But if you want to see the power of law enforcement, remove them or criticize them to the point of inaction and see what happens. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior […]

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Observations Cops take the heat for rising crime, but that emphasis is misplaced. It’s communities that control crime. This is criminology 101. But if you want to see the power of law enforcement, remove them or criticize them to the point of inaction and see what happens. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior […]

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Are Fewer Returns to Prison in Society’s Best Interest?

Background Pew offers data (below) showing a decrease in returns to prison. It uses US Department of Justice research. While we have no reason to dispute the findings, the question is why? Are fewer returns (revocations) to prison in our best interest? Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning […]

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Background Pew offers data (below) showing a decrease in returns to prison. It uses US Department of Justice research. While we have no reason to dispute the findings, the question is why? Are fewer returns (revocations) to prison in our best interest? Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning […]

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Violence, School Achievement and Future Criminality

Observations Schoolchildren exposed to violence have a tougher time learning. Violence also affects the success of people caught up in the criminal justice system. If students exposed to violence affect school test scores, then the state of education will be stalled unless we impact multiple forms of violence and abuse. If you were wondering why […]

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Observations Schoolchildren exposed to violence have a tougher time learning. Violence also affects the success of people caught up in the criminal justice system. If students exposed to violence affect school test scores, then the state of education will be stalled unless we impact multiple forms of violence and abuse. If you were wondering why […]

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Baltimore Crime And American Policing

Background USA Today offered an analysis addressing why Baltimore has become America’s deadliest city. Their article examined police “disengagement” as an explanation for the profound rise of violence in Baltimore. By disengagement, they mean a lack of proactive, self-initiated policing. There are additional reports responding to the USA Today article harshly critical of cops. The […]

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Background USA Today offered an analysis addressing why Baltimore has become America’s deadliest city. Their article examined police “disengagement” as an explanation for the profound rise of violence in Baltimore. By disengagement, they mean a lack of proactive, self-initiated policing. There are additional reports responding to the USA Today article harshly critical of cops. The […]

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The US Is One Of The World’s Safest Countries

Issues Some suggest that the United States is one of the world’s most violent countries. Some suggest that it’s comparatively safe. Who is correct? The 2018 Global Law and Order report presents the results from Gallup’s latest measurements of people’s answers to safety-oriented questions based on more than 148,000 interviews with adults in 142 countries […]

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Issues Some suggest that the United States is one of the world’s most violent countries. Some suggest that it’s comparatively safe. Who is correct? The 2018 Global Law and Order report presents the results from Gallup’s latest measurements of people’s answers to safety-oriented questions based on more than 148,000 interviews with adults in 142 countries […]

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US Ranks Third For Women And Sexual Violence

Observation Thomson Reuters-“The only Western nation in the top 10 was the United States, which ranked joint third when respondents were asked where women were most at risk of sexual violence…” Gallup-64 percent of US women feel safe walking alone at night where they live. Crime in America-“Without an assurance of safety, the progress of women […]

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Observation Thomson Reuters-“The only Western nation in the top 10 was the United States, which ranked joint third when respondents were asked where women were most at risk of sexual violence…” Gallup-64 percent of US women feel safe walking alone at night where they live. Crime in America-“Without an assurance of safety, the progress of women […]

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Does #Metoo Apply To All Violent Victimizations?

Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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