Hate Crime: What it is and the Laws surrounding it

One of the many struggles of humanity in recent decades is to curb racial discrimination. As we mourned the casualties influenced by race, we have set efforts for such atrocities to never occur once more. We have authored laws and reinforced cultural norms to banish forever such discrimination which once placed people of color in chains. However, there are still trace cases of racism in our communities. Cases which lead to violence of those oppressed are referred to as hate crime. Let us tackle this form of crime to gain…

Theft and Robbery: Where the Lines Overlap

When an item you possess goes missing, we can only assume one of two things –we misplaced it or it got stolen. And in terms of stealing, we no longer bother to examine the circumstances surrounding the incident unless we get a chance to get our missing stuff back. But crime is not at all a black and white subject. There are several aspects of crime that overlap and may be subject to confusion. And two such types of crime are theft and robbery. But for two types of crimes…

Tips to safeguard your home against burglary and crime

Whether you are a new homeowner, someone who just moved in, or someone about to leave for vacation, home protection ranks high in your list of critical things to remember. Peace of mind is always worth it, even if taking the effort seems time-consuming. Remember, statistics show that there is a burglary incident every 21 seconds, and most burglars actually strike during daylight hours. Here are some steps and strategies you can apply, to keep that sense of security for both inside and outside your home even while you are…

Telling Murder from Homicide

As early as possible, it is best to address the doubts we have in our minds. This can help us to tell which is which and would be able to give answers to questions. One of the most interesting “which-is-which” questions that we might have heard of or even have asked ourselves about is: “What is the difference between murder and homicide?” We know that they both involve killing another person but, when do we say that the killing is a homicide or a murder? We will address that question…

The Top 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in New York City

We all take New York for what it has been known since the beginning of all good things—the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, the city where dreams are made of. New York City is “the” dream for most people. It’s an art, food, business and career haven, all wrapped up in yellow cabs and enormous skyscrapers. However, it’s not all sunshine and gold even in New York. As we explore its dark and gloomy avenues, Business Insider names the Top 5 most dangerous neighborhoods in New York City…