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    What's your main crime

    To me these trends seem to change over time but what do you perceive to be your area's current biggest or most consistant crime? Ours seems to be guns and shootings at the moment. People actually being shot and or "shots fired" in some fashion.
    And don't check the UCR, your state or local statistics either. What is your personal perception?
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    Larceny. All kinds, from stuff stolen out of open garages to shoplifting, etc.
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    Anything associated with fueling the meth trade.

    Burglary, theft, etc.
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    The crime that we deal with the most is Larceny, followed closely by Breaking and Entering. Of course, most of it is caused by the out of control drug problem in my area.

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    street robberies and business robberies are killing us here. We'll get them eventually but it will probably end in a shoot out. I hope it doesn't end that way but they are getting bolder and bolder. Can you imagine walking down the street minding your business and two or three dudes jumping out of the bushes pistol whipping you and taking your shit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    And don't check the UCR, your state or local statistics either. What is your personal perception?
    What might account for differences between statistics and LEOs' personal perceptions?

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    1. Senators turning tricks in the restrooms.
    2. Auto thefts from the car rental companies.
    3. Child porn found on passengers' laptops by ICE.
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    -POssession of Schedule II (meth or coke)
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    Anything associated with fueling the meth trade.

    Burglary, theft, etc.

    Same in my area!
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    Anything that keeps the drug dealers alive.


    Possession/Sale of narcotics, burglaries/thefts, robberies.
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    Stats show theft from shops and theft from motor vehicles as the higest.

    Domestic assaults and assaults or damage to property from neighbour/ friend disputes are also high on the list.
    The assaults take up more officer time.

    Of course drugs are the driving force behind almost all theft and related offences.

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    Theft of o2 and or criminal stupidity
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    He who has the power, has the money.

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    We are seeing a large increase of copper thefts, new homes being buile are a prime target.
    But you're a deputy, you can't give me a ticket!

    Yea Ok, sign here and press hard there are 4 copies!

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    Drugs, guns, shootings, homicides, raping the hedges, pillaging the women, burglaries, thefts, robberies.....hey man it is the ghetto after all, public mopery, the list could go on for ever.
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    thefts... ya know to fuel their drug habit


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    robbery
    burglary
    drug use
    theft/fraud
    routine calls like domestics and shit
    rape
    murder

    about in that order...
    i used some monthly stats and my own from the calls i have been on the most
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    Shootings and Assaults are the biggest problems we deal with.

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    we get all kinds of larceny too - for various reasons, ranging from fueling drug habits to folks just liking to steal shit =/



    Quote Originally Posted by Jenna View Post
    What might account for differences between statistics and LEOs' personal perceptions?
    Jenna, I'm not speaking from a professional number cruncher's point of view, but one difference that pops right out to me is shift - another difference could be area patrolled/assigned - I know in the city I live, there is a huge difference from one district to another

    just a couple of guesses
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    Quote Originally Posted by Badge212 View Post
    Shootings and Assaults are the biggest problems we deal with.

    At the place you work??
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    Drunks, domestics, D.C.'s, bar fights.
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