Category Archives: BRITISH CRIME REPORTING

The State Of Policing The U.K.

The Daily Mail has a telling report on the sad state of the underfunded and desperately shorthanded British police. Briefly quoting the Daily Mail report linked above: A businessman who dialled 999 as masked raiders ransacked his shop was astonished … Continue reading

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Oh, The Viscissitudes Of British Justice!

Yesterday, I posted about a Scottish court that fined the victim of an attempted rape £500, let the rapist go Scot free. Today, it’s a kidnapper who was sentenced to two years of what passes for hard labor for dognapping … Continue reading

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Crime Out Of Control In The House Of Commons

The Telegraph reports that crime is out of control in the lower House of Parliament. Briefly quoting the Telegraph item linked above: “Keith Vaz, the chairman of the Home Affairs committee, said he was shocked after uncovering a “major crime … Continue reading

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"What Percentage Of British Crimes Are Solved?"

Someone stopped by looking for “what percentage crime solved England.” England does narrow it down a bit. Thank you. First, there are different “degrees” of being solved. Solved by suspicion, solved by arrest, solved by conviction, and so on. Since … Continue reading

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The Difference Between US Crime Reporting and British Crime Reporting

The Mirror reports a Raymond Mitchell, a British dad who popped into McDonalds for a hot chocolate was chased down and murdered. One would think the newspapers would be full of this story. Especially the Times, Telegraph, Daily Mail, and … Continue reading

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"Conviction Rate England"

Someone came by looking for “conviction rate england.” That is something I would like to be certain of, myself. The British Police routine is this. Let us say a cyclist finds a body lying near a country lane. The police … Continue reading

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The British Media Is Beginning To Question British Justice

During my Sunday morning prowl of the British newspapers, the most remarkable thing is not the crime reports. The remarkable thing is evident anger of those who report on British crime. For example, consider the tone of this report of … Continue reading

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England: "More Than One Murder A Week By A Thug On Bail."

The Daily Mail reported today that more than one murder a day is committed by a thug who should have been in jail, but was walking the streets on bail. Briefly quoting the Daily Mail News Item: “Shocking figures show … Continue reading

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More On British Gun Crime

I see more and more Brits actively campaigning for UK style gun bans in the United States and other countries. The Telegraph has a brief overview of gun related crime since Labor took over, titled “A Culture Of Violence, Gun … Continue reading

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British Police: 21.7% of Brits Will Be Crime Victim

The Daily Mail presents the latest crime numbers from the British Police. Regular readers will recall that I have repeatedly highlighted both the Brits deliberate shorting of homicide numbers, as well as the disparity between the numbers reported by the … Continue reading

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