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Subject:  Re: So These Are Cops Making These Mistakes Date:  2/8/2013  11:41 AM
Author:  Hawkwin Number:  1858490 of 1961103

The Brits have that (more or less), and a much lower crime rate than we have.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1196941/The-violent-...

July 2009

Official crime figures show the UK also has a worse rate for all types of violence than the U.S. and even South Africa - widely considered one of the world's most dangerous countries.

The figures comes on the day new Home Secretary Alan Johnson makes his first major speech on crime, promising to be tough on loutish behaviour.
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In the UK, there are 2,034 offences per 100,000 people, way ahead of second-placed Austria with a rate of 1,677.

The U.S. has a violence rate of 466 crimes per 100,000 residents, Canada 935, Australia 92 and South Africa 1,609.

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