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#Violent Crime

From TheJournal.ie 'This was quite a brutal act': Sheep ears cut off in violent Co Down attack Ballyholland

'This was quite a brutal act': Sheep ears cut off in violent Co Down attack

The PSNI are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was a gruesome scene': Teenager arrested for allegedly decapitating mother in US Violent Crime

'It was a gruesome scene': Teenager arrested for allegedly decapitating mother in US

Authorities found the 18-year-old with his mother’s severed head in one hand and a knife in the other.

From TheJournal.ie Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture" Violent Crime

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"

Two priests have been killed in recent months in the eastern state of Veracruz.

From TheJournal.ie Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk In The Shadows

Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk

The worrying study found that the criminals can rate an individual’s vulnerability based on their gait. .

From TheJournal.ie Why are men more likely to be violent than women? Opinion

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?

Worldwide, women aged 15 to 44 are more likely to be killed or maimed because of male violence than because of war, cancer, malaria and traffic accidents combined. Why is this?

From TheJournal.ie It's fifteen years since Raonaid Murray was murdered, gardaí issue fresh appeal Violent Crime

It's fifteen years since Raonaid Murray was murdered, gardaí issue fresh appeal

The 17-year-old was found dead less than 500m from her home.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl Sexual Assault

Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl

A 19-year-old woman suffered a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Saturday 20 July in Newcastle, Co Down.

From TheJournal.ie RCNI calls for an end to granting bail after conviction for rape Sentencing

RCNI calls for an end to granting bail after conviction for rape

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland has called for renewed urgency in reforming sentencing and bail practices following this week’s controversial sentencing at a Dublin court.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man tied up in violent burglary Crime

Elderly man tied up in violent burglary

The incident occurred in Banbridge, county Down last night.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever witnessed a violent crime? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever witnessed a violent crime?

Gardaí regularly appeal for witnesses to particular crimes. Today we ask if you’ve ever seen anything violent.

From TheJournal.ie Violence in adults could be determined in first three years of life - or even in the womb Children

Violence in adults could be determined in first three years of life - or even in the womb

Early intervention is vital to save children from future aggressive behavioural trends according to yesterday’s infant mental health conference in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The gardaí need firearms for our safety – and theirs Opinion

Column: The gardaí need firearms for our safety – and theirs

Sending unarmed gardaí out to deal with violent crime is simply reckless, argues veteran US detective Edward Foy.

From TheJournal.ie More than 7,000 Facebook-associated crimes since January - UK investigation Online Crime

More than 7,000 Facebook-associated crimes since January - UK investigation

Crimes associated with Facebook are rapidly increasing as more people sign up – with offences ranging from theft to violent assault.