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Philadelphia Police Assigned Crimes from Unknown Locations to Disney World

More than 5,000 crimes—including 16 arsons, 50 homicides, and 298 auto thefts—were plotted to Disney World.

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Police in NC Tourist Town Coping with 34% Increase in Violent Crime

Chief David Zack says his department is down more than 100 sworn officers since May 2020, and that they are struggling to maintain visibility while "operating at almost 42% down every single day."

FBI Director Says Last Year Cops Murdered at Rate of One Every Five Days

An "alarming percentage" of officers were being killed in ambushes. "Wearing the badge shouldn't make you a target," Wray said.

3 Southern CA Sheriffs Slam Legislature for Hindering Public Safety

“What we are missing is political will,” Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said. “We have the answers.”

Chiefs, Mayors, and Prosecutors in Twin Cities Area Meet to Address Violent Crime

"We are here because our businesses and our residents tell us they are frightened and they want to know what we're going to do about it," said Maplewood Mayor Marylee Abrams.

2021 in Review: Rising Crime, COVID Rules, and Court Cases

With just hours remaining until we ring in 2022, it's time for our annual retrospective on the year that was 2021—and what a year it was.

Chicago PD Cancels Officers' Days Off for Crime Response

"To enhance public safety and to address current crime patterns, all full-duty sworn members will have one regular day off canceled," the Chicago Police Department said in a statement Monday.

Portland Police Plan to Appoint Gun Violence Team by End of Week

The Focused Intervention Team joins an increasingly crowded field of initiatives aimed at curbing a surge in shootings and homicides. That includes the police bureau’s team dedicated to investigating gun crimes, a federal task force led by the FBI, federally deputized Portland police officers, and $6 million allocated to non-police interventions.

LAPD Warns Residents About "Follow-Home" Robberies, Crime in Trendy Areas

The department wants people, in general, to be aware of their surroundings, think twice about showing valuable jewelry and pay attention to any cars that may be following you.

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We've Seen This Movie Before: Current Events Through a Filmmaker's Lens

Shootings, Stabbings, Murder, and Mayhem! Grab a bucket of popcorn and find your seat—the projector is rolling and the show's about to begin.

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