Tag: crime

More Americans say US not tough enough on crime: poll

November 16, 2020
Twice as many Americans say the justice system is “not tough enough” on crime rather than “too tough” — but the gap has narrowed considerably, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Gallup Poll found that 41 percent of respondents said the criminal justice system is not tough enough compared to 21 percent who said

Report: Black Crime Victims Are Much Less Likely to Have Legislation Named in Their Honor

December 7, 2019
(CLEVELAND) — The slayings of Reagan Tokes and Alianna DeFreeze had much in common. Both were abducted, raped and killed in Ohio in 2017. Tokes was a 21-year-old college student, DeFreeze a 14-year-old seventh grader. Both their killers were previously convicted sex offenders. Yet only one victim got a law with her name on it…