- Types of violence (Wikipedia) :
- Crime and Punishment :
Questions from law breakers or suspected criminals
- Questions police may ask a suspected criminal
- Informing someone of laws and police procedures
- Types of crime
- Types of punishment
- IN THE UK :
- UK riots: George Osborne says Britain must tackle its 'deep-seated' social problems - 14 August 2011
but he "said that Government would stick to its plan to cut police spending.
The Chancellor, in response to the wave of riots that swept across the UK last week, said that some communities had been left behind
by the rest of the country and it was up to society and the Government to re-engage with those groups who felt isolated and to make sure they know the difference between right and wrong."
The Chancellor of the Exchequer
"is the title held by the British Cabinet minister who is responsible for all economic and financial matters..."
since 11 May 2010
- UK riots: zero tolerance promises Cameron - but will this be his finest hour? - 13 August 2011
"After the biggest crisis of his premiership David Cameron talks about how to fix a broken society, and the contagion of despair in Britain's bleakest neighbourhoods...
Bill Bratton, the former Los Angeles police chief much admired by Cameron, was a pioneer of the "zero tolerance" approach while head of the New York City Transit Police in the 1990s. "
US 'supercop' Bill Bratton says riot arrests not only answer - 13 August 2011
"The former New York police chief meets David Cameron next month to discuss violence in English cities and says the issue is for society as a whole."
Bill Bratton: "My assignment is to focus on the American experience dealing with gangs"
Fresh violence erupts in Midlands and north-west - 12 August 2011
"Fourth night of rioting as disturbances spread to Birmingham, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Manchester and Salford."
How has technology affected the riots in England? - 12 August 2011
"Following the riots in England, text messaging and social networks such as Twitter could be turned off during disturbances - under plans being considered by the government.
Spencer Kelly examines whether BlackBerry Messenger, Twitter and Facebook can be blamed for the trouble and if it would be possible to silence them."
UK riots: suspects, statistics and cases mapped and listed - 12 August 2011
"Courts across the country have been hearing cases from those suspected to be involved in the UK riots.
Here's a breakdown of their names, ages and charges against them."
See : Charges breakdown (from 377 suspects)
England riots: What happened to the rioters in court - 12 August 2011
"About 1,600 people are now known to have been arrested following four nights of riots and disturbances in cities across England...
796 of those arrested have been charged with offences ranging from burglary, theft, and handling stolen goods to offences of violence and disorder."
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- "Ignited Kingdom" - 6 : Analysis : DOCUMENTS and LINKS (sabironlangues.typepad.fr) - ACCES PAR MOT DE PASSE
- England riots: Who are the rioters ? - 11 August 2011
"There has been much speculation about who the rioters are. This is a snapshot of the suspected rioters who were due to appear at one London magistrates' court in the course of one day."
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- London riots: David Cameron approves water cannon - 10 August 2011
"David Cameron has given the green light for water cannon to be used on the British mainland for the first time and condemned pockets of society as “sick.”
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London riots: how BlackBerry Messenger played a key role - 8 August 2011
"Police looking on Facebook and Twitter for signs of unrest spreading will have missed out – they should have watched BBM...
The most powerful and up-to-the-minute rallying appears to have taken place on a more covert social network: BlackBerry Messenger (BBM)...
For many teens armed with a BlackBerry, BBM has replaced text messaging because it is free, instant and more part of a much larger community than regular SMS."
Issues in Birmingham city centre - 8 August 2011
"West Midlands Police are aware of some disorder in Birmingham city centre.
Several premises in the centre have been attacked with some shop windows smashed and property stolen in various locations...
A policing operation is in place with extra officers in Birmingham to restore calm in the city centre, and protect local people and businesses."
- Philadelphia orders curfew after flash-mob attacks - 9 August 2011
"Mayor Michael Nutter said that the curfew would apply at 22:00 for anyone under 13 years of age and at midnight for those under 18.
Flash mobs, organised through social networking websites, have left several city residents injured in recent weeks....
The mayor said those who broke the curfew could be taken to a police station and fined up to $300 (£184), while repeat offenders faced penalties of $500...
He warned that if parents failed to pick up their children, the department of human services would be contacted and parents could face child neglect charges...
"What is making this unique today is the social media aspect," Everett Gillison, Philadelphia's deputy mayor for public safety,
told the Associated Press news agency."They can communicate and congregate at a moment's notice," he added."
A flash mob (or flashmob)
"is a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and sometimes seemingly pointless act for a brief time, then disperse, often for the purposes of entertainment and/or satire.
Flash mobs are organized via telecommunications, social media, or viral emails."
Top 10 Protest Symbols - a slideshow
"Whether standing before a column of tanks, refusing to give up a bus seat or suffering a tragic death in the chaos of a Tehran street protest, these figures came to epitomize and humanize their struggle."
SpongeBob in NY torture sideshow
"Children's cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants is being used as part of an art installation to protest against water-boarding as a form of torture."
Aim = "to provoke people into thinking about the interrogation technique, which simulates the feeling of drowning and is denounced by human rights groups as a form of torture."
- Ingrid BETANCOURT :
"What are some of the reasons for the violent behavior of today's youth?
What are some ways of reducing or preventing violence and aggression?"
- VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS :
"The latest contributions are the films Bowling
for Columbine and Elephant, and, you can't
miss Mickael Moore's pages
with a teacher's guide to the film and several extracts,
including a Linking Park cartoon and an interview of
(Christine Reymond - Infonews)
- Violence in schools - A mind map (tlcenter.wikispaces.com)