- STATISTICS :
- CALIFORNIA SHOOTING :
- VIOLENT PROTESTS ON PUBLIC SQUARES :
- The violent history of public squares
"Large urban spaces date back to ancient Greece.
They have always been places for peaceful gatherings and violent protests, Jonathan Glancey writes."
- CRIME MUSEUMS :
- CRIMESTOPPERS :
- MUGGING :
- How the way we walk can increase risk of being mugged - 5 November 2013
"The way people move can influence the likelihood of an attack by a stranger.
The good news, though, is that altering it can reduce the chances of being targeted."
- Luxury watch thieves prowl French Riviera
"POLICE on the French Riviera are on the hunt for a gang who have made off with more than a million euros' ($1.2 million) worth of luxury watches, all ripped from the wrists of their wealthy owners...
Among their victims has been a Russian who was robbed of his 550,000-euro "Richard Mille" timepiece as he returned to his Cannes weekend residence in a Bentley, and a Ferrari owner whose watch valued at 70,000 euros was stolen."
- Air Jordan release sparks stampedes at stores across US - 23 December 2011
ARTICLE + VIDEO
"Rowdy scenes have broken out at stores across the US as shoppers jostled to lay their hands on Nike's new shoe."
- MUGSHOTS :
- RICHEST CRIMINALS :
- ROBBERY :
- 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."
- Woman beats robbers with handbag (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
Supergran speaks to the Chron as four are quizzed over bungled raid on town centre jewellers
"The pensioner who fought off a gang of armed robbers with her handbag has described how she kept hitting out as a hammer was raised to her."
Watch the video : Granny foils Robbery in Northampton - Supergran!