Category Archives: crime

Puerto Rico faces a surge in murders after Hurricane Maria

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/puerto-rico-faces-surge-slayings-post-maria-article-1.3752263 Puerto Rico faces a surge in murders after Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico faces a surge in murders after Hurricane Maria BY Megan Cerullo NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, January 11, 2018, 9:10 PM Puerto Rico faces a new horror … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months

  https://www.yahoo.com/news/puerto-rico-reports-78-killings-one-deadliest-months-192005511.html Puerto Rico reports 78 killings in one of deadliest months DANICA COTO Associated Press•February 1, 2018 FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, a forensic worker lifts a body at a crime scene in San Juan, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico fears post-Maria murder surge: 11 days, 32 slain

These are the type of things that happen when you run out of other people’s money.  You cannot afford to pay your police officers.  You cannot expect them to work for free, can you?  So they stop working as many … Continue reading

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The heightened risk that Puerto Rico will become a new base for Mexican cartels

  http://thehill.com/opinion/international/358779-the-heightened-risk-that-puerto-rico-will-become-a-new-base-for-mexican The heightened risk that Puerto Rico will become a new base for Mexican cartels By James Durso, opinion contributor — 11/04/17 03:40 PM EDT 52 The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of … Continue reading

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In Puerto Rico, which has a long-running addiction crisis, the few programs that help addicts are struggling to provide services.

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article180070911.html In Puerto Rico, which has a long-running addiction crisis, the few programs that help addicts are struggling to provide services. Oct 20, 2017 Workers from an organization called Mountain Point provide drug-users with packets of clean syringes, mounds of … Continue reading

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On the streets of San Juan, police struggle to rein in crime after Hurricane Maria

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article179863816.html Delinquency has been an issue in Puerto Rico for years, but with electricity out and recovery slow, there is a spike in crime. Al Diaz Miami Herald Staff Hurricane On the streets of San Juan, police struggle to rein … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico crime map – interactive

Puerto Rico crime map – interactive.  Find crime data in the area you select.  Unfortunately, it’s only in Spanish. https://data.pr.gov/en/Seguridad-P-blica/Mapa-del-Crimen-Crime-Map/bkiv-k4gu/data

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