Crime Crazy Podcast

In which we fear mugging - Crime Cozy 2019, Episode 2

October 9, 2019

 

If you’re walking at night, especially if you’re a woman, I bet you carry your keys a specific way. I bet your phone is near your hand. I bet you’re extra alert when rounding corners or turning down dark streets. After all, there’s almost certainly a mugger right around that bend!

 

Or is there?

 

This week we talk about muggings, how common they are, and what you can do to protect yourself. 

 

Resources:

https://nypost.com/2019/07/22/baltimores-new-deputy-police-commissioner-gets-mugged-at-gunpoint/

 

https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-robbery-arrest-20190726-bccgfwcepbgrph5tky7bghp4v4-story.html

 

https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-deputy-commissioner-robbery-arrest-20190802-sfeajv4txjc3dktmb2e5ddivs4-story.html

 

https://www.today.com/news/how-avoid-getting-mugged-veteran-thief-tells-all-t108927

 

https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/01/03/5-facts-about-crime-in-the-u-s/

 

https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2018/crime-in-the-u.s.-2018/topic-pages/robbery