Violence : CONTENTS



(Updated on 18/04/2014)






  • 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."


  • Blood cleaners
    Crime / Trauma Scenes * Meth Labs * Police Chemical Usage * Disease Outbreaks 
    Odor Removal 


  • 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."



  • Crime's 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."


  • October is Crime Prevention Month
    Crime Prevention Month Kit, Reproducible Brochures, Online Publications, Halloween Tips, lots of links
    (National Crime Prevention Council)



  • Gun control (British Council)
    "Let's look at some of the common arguments for and against the right to own a gun."



Oklahoma City Bombing (1995)