Posts Tagged with "crime"

Shots Fired…

Thursday, November 20, 2008

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So about a minute ago, I’m checking email and browsing, when I very clearly hear gunshots…4 shots. Run out to the porch, and it’s quiet…no cars gunning it away from that direction, no yelling, nothing. And to think we aren’t even on Hilltop…welcome to Tacoma.

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Reprise of Sometimes People Suck

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

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Turns out that there are are multiple cars along our street with similarly broken-out windows, over the length of a couple miles (from at 39th to 72nd). My guess is that few (if any) have bothered to attempt a police report, given our previous experiences with the lack of willingness on the part of the […]

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The Problem with Stats…

Monday, November 17, 2008

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Here in Tacoma (and I’ll safely assume with other cities across the country as well) stats like to be touted about falling crime rates. We’ve been here, and in the same house, for almost 10 years now, and I can tell you without any doubt that the stats are misleading if not just outright fabrications. […]

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