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UK riots: every verified incident - interactive map - 9 August 2011 (guardian.co.uk)
Protests in the Middle East and Africa - The Arab Powder Keg
- "An animated map of protests in the Middle East as they spread from country to country, updated with the most recent events."
Incident Map - interactive
A global display of terrorism and other suspicious events
"Move your mouse over an incident Icon on the map and a short description of the event will appear.
Click the Icon to be taken to the full incident description and a more precise satellite/map image...
This "map" updates every 300 seconds...constantly 24/7."
Pakistani couple kill daughter who talked to a boy - 2 November 2012
"A Pakistani couple killed their teenage daughter (16) by pouring acid on her face and body after they caught her talking to a boy...
Almost 1,000 women lost their lives last year in so-called "honour killings" in the conservative South Asian nation, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. Activists say the actual number is much higher as most cases go unreported."
Murder in America
"Explore an interactive database of killings committed in the U.S. from 2000 to 2010. You can sort by the race and sex of killer and victim, the circumstances of the killing, and many more variables. Click on a few sample searches to the right.
Or watch a short video showing you how to use this app..."
Metal thieves using Google fo find booty - 3 November 2011
"Metal thieves are scanning railway timetables for engineering disruption to find new stocks of cable to steal, police have said...
Metal theft is a recession crime and as more people lose their jobs, more people are turning to it."
Teenager shot dead in supermarket
"A youth has been shot dead in a supermarket in south-east London...
The 18-year-old is the 22nd teenager to die in a shooting or stabbing incident this year."
growing perception gap
"The government has unveiled a £3m advertising campaign against knife crime, using graphic images of real injuries inflicted amid growing fears about the problem and a spate of recent deaths of young people."
is Crime Prevention Month
Crime Prevention Month Kit, Reproducible Brochures, Online Publications, Halloween Tips, lots of links
(National Crime Prevention Council)
Assassinations in the United States (wikipedia)
List of assassinated people (wikipedia)
List of people who were executed (wikipedia)
Texas AG Greg Abbott Wants You Gun-Owning, Freedom-Loving New Yorkers to Move to Texas - 17 January 2013
"Yesterday, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott bought space for two separate ads running in Manhattan and Albany urging New York gun owners to relocate to Texas... One ad reads, "WANTED: LAW ABIDING NEW YORK GUN OWNERS LOOKING FOR LOWER TAXES AND GREATER OPPORTUNITY."
US society divided over gun controls - 15 December 2012
"The shooting in Connecticut is the second-worst mass shooting in recent American history.
Some groups, which campaign for tougher restrictions on access to weapons, have already renewed their calls for a change in the law.
But many other Americans remain determined to defend their constitutional rights, arguing that more restrictions on gun ownership will lead to more crime.
Bill Hayton reports."
Gun Advocate On Connecticut Shooting: Armed Teachers Could Have Minimized Tragedy (huffingtonpost.com)
Gun Control Advocates Predict Tougher Response to Shootings (thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com)
Time to talk about gun control (washingtonpost.com)
Police to be armed with stun guns
"About 30,000 police officers across all forces in England and Wales are to be trained to use Taser stun guns."
+ a VIDEO
Gun politics in the United Kingdom (Wikipedia)
Gun politics in the United States (Wikipedia)
Inside New York's anti-terror centre - 5 August 2013
"In a secret location in lower Manhattan, Panorama reporter Hilary Andersson was given a glimpse of the control centre
where New York's Police is stepping it up its anti-terrorism operations."
Pressure cookers, backpacks and quinoa, oh my! - 2 August 2013
"It was a confluence of magnificent proportions that led six agents from the joint terrorism task force to knock on my door Wednesday morning...
Googling of certain things was creating a perfect storm of terrorism profiling...
I had researched pressure cookers. My husband was looking for a backpack..."
Overview of Terrorism
Definition of terrorism :
1. The use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce esp. for political or religious purposes.
2. The state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization.
+ Causes + Effects...
See Facts (Youth page)
Raise age of criminality, children's commissioner says
"The age of criminal responsibility should be raised from 10 to 12."
See AGES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY in different countries.
Do violent video games contribute to youth violence?
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Smacking Kids Lowers Their I.Q. - a lesson plan
"New research shows that smacking, or spanking, children can affect their intelligence."
Discipline / Spanking / Modern parents
Boy guilty of shooting his mother
"A 12-year-old boy has been found guilty in the United States of murdering his mother following a row over his household chores...
According to prosecutors, the shooting happened after the boy had argued with his mother over chores.
He got a pistol from a bedroom cupboard and shot Sara Madrid repeatedly."
Youth Crime : Key measures
"Support for problem families, getting young people off the streets at night and more help for young offenders returning to their communities are at the heart of a new Youth Crime Action Plan for England and Wales..."
of School Crime and Safety: 2006 (nces.ed.gov)
"This report covers topics such as victimization, fights, bullying, disorder, weapons, student perceptions of school safety, teacher injury, and drugs and alcohol. Indicators of crime and safety are compared across different population subgroups and over time..." (bluewebn)
School Shootings across the US - with an interactive map. (sun-sentinel.com)
Bullying - Watch 12 Webisodes - Animations (YouTube) - UPDATED
Filling their minds with death: TV violence and children (turnoffyourtv.com)
School Violence - un dossier (whyfiles.org)
- un dossier
Psychological violence a criminal offence in France
"The French parliament has approved a law that makes psychological violence a criminal offence.
This means that couples who insult each other repeatedly could now be charged and face up to three years in prison... "
Domestic violence cycle
Domestic violence - Power and Control (wilco.org)
Domestic violence (peacecorpsonline.org)
10 things to know about Torture - an infographic
Anti-Social Behaviour (with symbols) - (symbolworld)