Murders rise 22% in Atlanta in 2006, FBI says

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  1. USMC - Retired

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    http://www.walb.com/Global/story.asp?S=6607823

     
  2. AV8R

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  3. Malum Prohibitum

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    Probably because Bush let the Assault Weapons Ban sunset. :sly:
     
  4. Axeman

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    I wonder if for 2007 the FBI will include murders such as Cathrine Johnston? :evil:
     
  5. pro2am

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    You bring up a good point. I haven't read the report...how does the FBI define murder? Is it convictions? What about manslaughter (which actually sounds worse than murder to me)?

    Where does Ms. Johnston's "statistic" fall?

    Not that any of this matter to me...I live in the 'burbs where we all know violent crime doesn't happen.
     
  6. Malum Prohibitum

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    I have a better question.

    Was the APD reporting them correctly in 2005?
     
  7. Sharky

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    well if the police chief cant account for his work/vacation time, how well do you think they are with reporting stats??
     
  8. ptsmith24

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    I would think that the Johnson case would count as a homicide.

    As MP alluded, the stats can be manipulated.
     
  10. tj2000

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    Gee!!!!!

    Not to be to morbid here, but at this rate the Mexican population should start to show a significant decrease by 2020.
    It does make one wonder if there is a segment of the illegal population is being murdered on a large scale due to them being illegals with no recourse.
    :?: :?: :?: :?:
     
  11. Malum Prohibitum

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  12. Sharky

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    And that area isnt that bad compared to others. Just goes to show it happens everywhere.