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#Violent Crime

# violent-crime - Friday 15 May, 2020

Children suspected in 1 out of every 5 cases of criminal sexual violence
# Violent Crime
# Violent Crime

Children suspected in 1 out of every 5 cases of criminal sexual violence

May 15th 2020, 2:17 PM 13,349 Views 7 Comments

New figures on serious crime published today by the Central Statistics Office.

# violent-crime - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 5th 2017, 9:25 PM 12,118 Views 22 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 8th 2017, 4:42 PM 19,166 Views 41 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Monday 14 November, 2016

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"
# Violent Crime
# Violent Crime

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

Nov 14th 2016, 2:45 PM 13,988 Views 3 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk
# In The Shadows
# In The Shadows

Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk

Jul 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 34,309 Views 53 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?

Feb 26th 2015, 1:00 PM 97,842 Views 160 Comments

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?

# violent-crime - Thursday 4 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 4th 2014, 2:41 PM 23,288 Views 27 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl

Jul 27th 2013, 12:43 PM 14,754 Views 3 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 23rd 2013, 10:07 AM 3,636 Views 38 Comments

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.

# violent-crime - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Elderly man tied up in violent burglary
# Crime
# Crime

Elderly man tied up in violent burglary

Oct 30th 2012, 8:44 AM 6,047 Views 4 Comments

The incident occurred in Banbridge, county Down last night.

# violent-crime - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Poll: Have you ever witnessed a violent crime?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever witnessed a violent crime?

May 29th 2012, 10:24 AM 4,817 Views 60 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Saturday 8 October, 2011

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

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

Oct 8th 2011, 8:45 AM 1,583 Views 4 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

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

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

Jul 26th 2011, 9:00 AM 731 Views 51 Comments

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

# violent-crime - Monday 20 December, 2010

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

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

Dec 20th 2010, 4:38 PM 922 Views 0 Comments

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