Category Archives: knife crime

British Murders 2012 – victims of murder, homicides and fatal violence mapped

Reports of Murders, Homicides and Violence with Fatal Injury made on the site have been placed on their own individual page for mapping the location, weapon and suspected motive of incidents. Link to British Murder Victims 2012 Once on the … Continue reading

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Racist Murder and Murder by your own Race

It is wonderful news to hear that the mother and father of Stephen Lawrence have finally had some justice, and two of the murderers of Stephen, Gary Dobson and David Norris, have finally been put in prison for their racist … Continue reading

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Teenage Gangs, Murder, Policing and Policy

It never fails to amaze me how much of the discussion, action and even government policy associated with teenage murders, serious violence and “gang culture” regularly mirrors the lack of psychological maturity of those committing the offences. While the subject … Continue reading

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Murders 2011 – British murders, homicides and fatal violence mapped

Update: Reports of Murders, Homicides and Violence with Fatal Injury made on the site have now been placed on their own individual page for mapping the location, weapon and suspected motive of incidents. Link to Murders in the UK 2011 … Continue reading

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Teenage Robbery and Mugging

The largest number of robberies are committed in London and the capital has the highest robbery rate (robbery offences per thousand population). London rates are four times that of most regions in England and Wales and only Birmingham gets close … Continue reading

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12 month Robbery Rates and Number of Offences for English Regions

Personal Robbery rates and number of Personal Robbery offences for regions in England – 12 months to April 2011 Region Number of Offences in 12 months Rate per 1000population East Midlands 3497 0.8 East 3358 0.6 London 33290 4.3 North … Continue reading

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Teenage Murderers – Homicide 1997 to 2010 in England and Wales – Suspects and Victims

Tracking Changes in the Number of Teenage Murderers and Homicide Victims in England and Wales from 1997 to 2010. (Teenage murderers are aged between 13 to 19 years of age, their victims can be of any age. Similarly Teenage Homicide … Continue reading

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Black on Black serious violence and murder

In response to a request we have opened a thread to discuss Black on Black serious violence and murder. While the term “Black on Black” is seen by some as controversial in itself, the serious violence and murder data particularly … Continue reading

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Robbery and Teenage Murder linked?

There has been some discussion around whether fluctuations in personal robbery in London could account for, or predict, changes in the number of teenagers that are fatally wounded in London. The basis for this view is that: The profile of … Continue reading

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Surge in London Robberies

There has been a large increase in London’s level of personal robbery to the end of March 2011. Over 3000 personal robbery offences were reported to police in March 2011; a level of street crime offending not seen for the … Continue reading

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