Homicides

Rapes, Robberies Fall In Los Angeles While Homicides Reach Highest In Decade

Crime in Los Angeles went “absolutely haywire” in 2020 according to Capt. Paul Vernon, head of the LAPD Compstat crime-tracking division. According to the Los Angeles Times, robberies, rapes and small-scale property crimes were down on the year, while killings, shootings and auto robberies spiked. After years of sustained declines, homicides reached the highest level…

“Pandemic Of Crime” – LA Homicides Hit Decade Highs

This past weekend, a surge in violent crime resulted in Los Angeles’ 300th homicide for 2020, a bloody benchmark not seen since the dark days of the 2009 financial crisis, reported LA Times.  Killings have risen 25% over last year, and shootings climbed by more than 32%, reflecting a similar trend across many other US metro…

Baltimore Halts Spy Plane Flights As Program Fails To Reduce Homicides

By Tyler Durden All flight operations for Baltimore’s spy plane program will be canceled today, Saturday (Oct. 31), a Baltimore City Police (BPD) spokeswoman told WBALTV 11. Grounding of the spy plane comes as surveillance flights failed to deter violent crime in the metro area. Called the Aerial Investigation Research program (AIR), readers may recall we’ve highlighted this dystopic surveillance…