Crime

Read: New Report Reveals the Safest and Most Dangerous States in the U.S.

New Report Reveals the Safest and Most Dangerous States in the U.S.

WalletHub’s 2017 report compared the 50 states across 37 key safety indicators to determine which are the safest.

Read: The 100 Most Dangerous Cities in the United States

The 100 Most Dangerous Cities in the United States

Neighborhood Scout Reveals its 2017 list of cities with the most violent crime.

Read: Police Officer Charged for Illegally Using Database for His Private Security Company

Police Officer Charged for Illegally Using Database for His Private Security Company

The 20-year veteran of the Cleveland Police Department used a law enforcement database to conduct background checks on behalf of his security company.

Read: These are the Most Dangerous States to Live in the U.S.

These are the Most Dangerous States to Live in the U.S.

Over the last 10 years, 26% of U.S. households were victimized by crime.

Read: FBI: Violent Crimes Trended Upward in 2015

FBI: Violent Crimes Trended Upward in 2015

In comparison to 2014, the FBI reports there were more violent crimes but less property crimes in 2015.

Read: Slow-Motion Video Makes Jurors 4X More Likely to Convict Alleged Criminals, Study Shows

Slow-Motion Video Makes Jurors 4X More Likely to Convict Alleged Criminals, Study Shows

Participants were shown video surveillance footage at full speed and in slow motion, and the results showed stark differences between jurors’ interpretation of criminal intent.

Read: Video Surveillance Cameras Help Police in Pa. Arrest Suspected Killer

Video Surveillance Cameras Help Police in Pa. Arrest Suspected Killer

Police say Shamir Hunter was seen on security camera footage in the area where Steven Esworthy was beaten to death while walking home from his brother’s wedding.

Read: Chicago Proposes Rebate Program to Encourage Residents to Purchase Surveillance Cameras

Chicago Proposes Rebate Program to Encourage Residents to Purchase Surveillance Cameras

In a time where the Chicago Police Department cannot add more officers, having access to more surveillance cameras would be a “huge deterrent” for crime.

Read: Random Shootings Along Calif. Highway Could Bring Surveillance Cameras

Random Shootings Along Calif. Highway Could Bring Surveillance Cameras

At least 20 shootings have occurred along the freeways since November, with most appearing to be gang related.

Read: Newly-Purchased VMS in Saginaw, Mich., to Help Police Store More Surveillance Video

Newly-Purchased VMS in Saginaw, Mich., to Help Police Store More Surveillance Video

Previously, the police department was only able to store two weeks’ worth of video.

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