Monday, August 20, 2007

Crime Rises; Adding Police Looms As Most Popular Response

Source:Crime and Justice News, August 20, 2007.

Newsweek's Web site offers its take on the crime- report increase issued by the FBI, the first back-to- back increases in the national violent-crime numbers since the early 1990s. The recent surge has cops concerned that if nothing is done quickly, the bad old days of high crime and widespread fear might return. 'It's like a cancer patient,' says Los Angeles Police Chief Bill Bratton. 'You think you are clear, and then [the tumor] comes back again.' "

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