Detroit residents, unable to rely on a dwindling police force to keep them safe, are fighting back against the criminal scourge on their own.Read more »
The self-styled super hero ran in to break up a fight between a small group and a large group. He used pepper spray to fend off the fighters after he was attacked. He's been charged with four counts of assault.
Here's some choice quotes from the article:
Police spokesman Jamieson said Jones' actions were overkill. "If you see something that warrants calling 911, call 911. You don't need to dress up in a costume to do that."
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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced that he intends to put together a volunteer vigilante force to hunt "undocumented persons". The announcement came by way of press release and is one long advocated for by Arpaio supporter and open neo-Nazi J.T. Ready.Read more »
Fed up with crime, citizens hit streets
Francis X. Donnelly / The Detroit News
Detroit -- With its handsome brick homes and trimmed lawns, Russell Woods is an unlikely setting for a revolution.
For the past three nights, however, residents from all over the city who are fed up with crime have descended upon this neighborhood in a northwest section of Detroit.
As they patrol the tree-lined streets, they're encountering residents who share their views.Read more »
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