Tag Archive | Crime

Victim blaming or proactive precautions – trigger warning

My oldest daughter, Melanie, was raped at a party when she was 18. Her friend was the hostess. When Melanie told the friend what had happened, the response was, “Oh, he’d never do that!” Melanie got in her car and drove for hours. If her friend wouldn’t believe her, who would? She didn’t tell me, […]

C for Crime

How does Australia stack up when it comes to crime?  After all, crime or rather the lack thereof, is something most people investigate when deciding where to live. While we do make TV dramas about our underworld wars and find our drunken violence in the city streets on the weekends very disturbing and unwelcome, we […]