This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 15 August, 2020

#Violent Crime

# violent-crime - Friday 15 May, 2020

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

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

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

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"

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever witnessed a violent crime?

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

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

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

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