The latest dogma in Canadian law: No victim will ever tell lies
- The great crime decline. O'Toole, Patrick // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Feb98, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p76
Focuses on crime and criminal victimizations which have fallen to showed a decrease during 1996. Reference to the boom in the alarm industry, which is due to Americans using alarms as a means to reduce the risk of being victimized; Reference to the murder of John and Patricia Haugh, of West...
- Safer streets at what cost? Barnes, Patricia G. // ABA Journal;Jun98, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p24
Focuses on crime in the United States while debating the crackdown of public nuisances. Reference to an article written in the periodical `Atlantic Monthly'; Information on a study done by the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at the University of Texas at Austin; In-depth...
- Violence and the vote. Finkel, Vicki R. // Africa Report;Jul/Aug92, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p52
Reports that armed bandits, some of them demobilized soldiers from Angola's two previously warring sides, some of them in the diamond smuggling business, have filled Luandan residents with anxiety, particularly foreigners, who are favored targets of crime. Doubts about the current campaign...
- Burned by second-hand smokes. McDowell, Jim // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/22/93, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p46
Discusses the hijacking of trucks carrying tobacco. Hijacking of Ken Van Dyke's truck; Escape of hijackers; Second incident in five days linking contraband tobacco and a Lower Mainland Indian reserve; Concerns of those who transport and sell tobacco products; More.
- Spare the rod and spoil society. McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/15/93, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p22
Discusses the recently-released House of Commons justice committee report on crime prevention. Criticism of report from Reform Party of Canada MP Deborah Grey; Soaring crime statistics as prompting the report; Complaints from citizens that Canada's justice system has become increasingly...
- An explosive rural crime wave. Carter, Toni Owen // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/11/93, Vol. 20 Issue 43, p28
Reports police in Red Deer have arrested nine culprits on a variety of charges following detonation of dynamite in mailboxes and a pickup truck in the community. Theft of 31 kilograms of dynamite on September 17, 1993; Other reported thefts of dynamite; Swift arrests testimony to Innisfail's...
- How to end a rampage. Parker Jr., Shafer // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;11/7/94, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p27
Announces that a crime binge in Canada that began on October 18, 1994, caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage in less than three hours time. How many people were arrested; How police insist that regulations regarding chases and firearms have a sound purpose.
- Cops crack car case. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;12/4/95, Vol. 22 Issue 51, p43
Presents the details related to the arrest of an Edmonton man, Douglas Souter, on several counts of fraud and stolen property valued over $5,000. Cars stolen in Montreal sold to unsuspecting customers in Western Canada; One of the stolen cars belonging to hockey legend Maurice `Rocket' Richard.
- The scene of the crime. Raible, Chris // Beaver;Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p46
Describes several books about past Canadian killings and other crimes. Includes `Tainted Justice 1914,' by David Newton; `Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson;' `Cassock and the Crown.'