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TX Governor Sends State Police to Dallas to Combat Increasing Crime

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said the swell of violent crime required an “all-hands-on-deck response.”

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Hate Crimes Rose to Highest Level in 12 Years, FBI Says

Religious groups have been increasingly targeted, as officials saw a nearly 14 percent increase in attacks against Jews and Jewish institutions, the report found.

With Crime Spiking, Minneapolis Plans to Bring in Deputies and Transit Officers to Reinforce City Police

City leaders are considering whether to bring in deputies from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and officers from the Metro Transit police to help.

Defunding Leads LAPD to Cut Homicide Detectives as Murders Spike 25%

The Los Angeles Police Department is set to downsize its robbery and homicide division as part of a series of moves aimed to address defunding challenges. The cuts come as homicides spiked by about 25% this year compared with 2019.

Minneapolis Council That Wants to Dismantle PD Grills Chief Over Rising Crime Rate

“That may mean you making commitments that might be uncomfortable for some of those constituents that you represent, but if your ultimate goal is to have true community safety, I will tell you right now, we have to work together in that effort,” Chief Medaria Arradondo said.

FBI Releases Report on 2019 Active Shooter Incidents

The FBI has released a report on its analysis of active shooter incidents that took place in 2019.

LAPD Chief Says Zero Bail Leading to Increase in Repeat Offenders

LAPD Chief Michel Moore said while crime in Los Angeles is down in almost all categories since the pandemic began and L.A. implemented its stay-at-home order, career criminals are now exploiting the situation, getting arrested over and over with no real consequences.

Crime Drops 25% in New York City During Coronavirus Shutdown

Each of the seven major crimes that determine the overall crime rate — murder, rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larceny auto — declined compared to the week before, according to NYPD statistics.

Legislator Says No Proof Bail Reform Causing Crime Spike, NYPD Answers with Alarming Stats

Since Jan., 1,482 suspects busted for serious felonies were released without bail only to commit another 846 new crimes.

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Justice Department Launches Crackdown on Crime in 7 Cities

The initiative will boost federal law enforcement resources in Albuquerque, N.M.; Baltimore; Cleveland; Detroit; Kansas City, Mo.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Milwaukee — all cities with violent crime levels higher than the national average.