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Of 233 police agencies surveyed by the Police Executive Research Forum, a Washington-based law enforcement organization, 44 percent reported a rise in certain types of crime they attributed to the United States' worst economic and financial crisis in decades.
A job loss can, in a minute or two, make a person stop feeling like a breadwinner and start feeling like a burden. Job loss tends to be especially difficult for a person who is the primary, or sole, earner for a family. When not dealt with positively, job loss can cause feelings of isolation, fear, anger, loss of status, worthlessness, and depression. You may feel ashamed to tell your family and friends that you've lost your job. You might feel as though you're no longer a respected member of the community.
Police say they believe the father, Ervin Lupoe, was distraught over ongoing job problems and killed his wife Ana and their five children before shooting himself.
The current recession is having an especially severe impact on job prospects for Hispanic immigrants, according to a new study.
Napolitano said Friday that the department has seen a "pretty significant decrease" in illegal immigrants crossing over from Mexico because the number of available jobs in the United States has decreased.
Originally posted by LostNemesis
reply to post by Tentickles
Should people be doing anything extra to keep themselves and their families safe from the increase in crime ahead? Is it necessary? Or do Americans tend to assume that all this crime on the TV cannot ever reach them, personally, like it seems??