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Jamie Mere, Graphics Editor

Crime severity on the rise in Waterloo region

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has noted an overall increase in crime in the Waterloo region over the past couple of years. Through diligent observation and analysis of crime trends, the WRPS has been able to identify which crimes are on the rise and determine where to focus their actions. “Our frontline officers and investigators continue to work diligently to […]

by Sophia Cole· · Local, News ·
Photo by Jackie Vang

An update on crimes happening near Laurier’s campus

  A series of unconnected crimes have been targeting residents in the university area in the past week, including a robbery at gunpoint and illegal acts of voyeurism — a Peeping Tom. On Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 9:25 a.m., a man’s wallet, cellphone and car were robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot near his residence on Hemlock Street, just […]

by Aaron Waitson· · News ·
Graphic by Lena Yang / File Photo

Unsigned: Crime, social media and the desire to witness violence

The progression and evolution of social media has ensured that witnessing crimes, even while they’re in the process of taking place, can be readily accessible to any person, at anytime. There is no limitations on who can utilize these platforms for their own needs, even if it involves showcasing a murder or the admittance of terrible crimes that were committed […]

by Cord Staff· · Opinion ·