Here is the numbers on where I live..
The county. We have some crime, mostly in Ashburn. We may have 2 or three murders per year. Mostly theft and assault.
Sycamore, where I live, basically NO CRIME. We have one city cop, and he just patrols and writes traffic citations.Turner County, GA
As of the census of 2000, there were 9,504 people, 3,435 households, and 2,538 families residing in the county. The population density was 33 people per square mile (13/km˛). There were 3,916 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile (5/km˛). The racial makeup of the county was 20.98% White, 70.37% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.81% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. 2.57% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 3,435 households out of which 35.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.00% were married couples living together, 18.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.10% were non-families. 23.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.19.
In the county the population was spread out with 29.40% under the age of 18, 10.20% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 21.10% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 92.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $25,676, and the median income for a family was $31,445. Males had a median income of $25,694 versus $18,472 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,454. About 20.50% of families and 26.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.80% of those under age 18 and 24.80% of those age 65 or over.
Ashburn, where I grew up. And where all business is, with the exception of a few convenience stores. 90 - 95% of all the crime in the county is committe in Ashburn. And 90% of that is across the tracks. Literally, across the tracks.As of the census of 2000, there were 496 people, 186 households, and 135 families residing in the city. The population density was 497.4 people per square mile (191.5/km˛). There were 209 housing units at an average density of 209.6/sq mi (80.7/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 81.45% White, 16.73% African American, 1.21% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.
It's odd that we are so lawless here that we have people moving here from the big cities to get away from the crime.As of the census of 2000, there were 4,419 people, 1,624 households, and 1,117 families residing in the city. The population density was 978.6 people per square mile (377.5/km˛). There were 1,846 housing units at an average density of 408.8/sq mi (157.7/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 65.22% African American, 32.59% White, 0.09% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 1.65% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.67% of the population.
Perhaps we should just nationalize the black neighborhoods in everytown America. Since it's lawlessness that should trigger this, the ghetto would be a great place to start. Oh, that's right, it basically already is. I know when I ride through there, I see LOTS of people sitting around on the porch not working.
Shooting labs. Gutsy move, Sherlocks.
We had a situation in Ohio where the cops served a no-knock warrant in plain clothes at 3am. The guy thought he was getting robbed and starting shooting, the cops shot back hitting him 39 times. He was DOA.
The reason for the warrant "receiving stolen property". They found none.
No charges were filed against the victim or any cops. An "internal review" found no wrongdoing. Case closed.
Unfortunately the dead guy was white so we didnt have any activists here demanding justice. I wish we would have.
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