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  1. Chris Brown is currently banned from entereng the UK, Australia, and New Zealand due to his criminal history.

  2. Washington DC police ran a fake hip-hop studio to attract criminals and record proof of their illicit deals. "Manic Enterprises" made 70 arrests, snagged $7.2 million in cocaine, and confiscated 161 illegal weapons. Cops shut it down after they heard a gang planned on robbing the studio.

  3. About Police Constable Steve Hutton, who, on 2 separate occasions, barked at fleeing criminals to trick them into thinking he had a police dog with him. It worked.

  4. Gay male victims of the Holocaust, who wore the downward-facing pink triangle, were still considered to be criminals when they were freed from concentration camps. They were often sent back to prison to serve out their terms.

  5. Shops in Japan place orange balls of paint near the register as an anti-crime device. The staff throws the ball at the criminal, which explodes on impact and stains the criminal with distinctive orange paint for the police to easily identify.

  6. A guy made his four-years-old son play San Andreas only to discover that the innocent kid used the Wide Open Sandbox potential to arrest criminals, help firefighters, and drive the wounded to the hospital in an ambulance, refusing to steal any cars or drive recklessly because that would be wrong

  7. City security cameras in San Francisco haven't deterred criminals from committing assaults, sex offenses or robberies, but it did reduce homicide within 250 ft of the camera, while increasing homicide by the same amount 250-500 ft away from the camera.

  8. One of New York’s first crime bosses was a Prussian immigrant known as Mother Mandelbaum. She built up a criminal empire worth millions, ran a school to teach kids how to become successful pickpockets and thieves, and functioned as one most prominent hostesses for New York’s high society.

  9. Nikola Tesla was an advocate of sterilizing criminals and people with mental problems, and he believed that by 2100 people that aren't "desireable parents" shouldn't be able to breed

  10. Australia's first cops were all criminals. Their first police force was made up of 12 of the best behaved convicts.

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Percentage of Aliens with prior Criminal Conviction Removed from U.S. by Nationality: 2016

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Users who wrote the most bills in r/SimDemocracy, by name and political party. First one is bruce-the-creepy-guy dunno why it's cropped. Accurate as of the ratification of the Crim

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About Pedro Rodrigues Filho, the killer who only targetted at criminals and those had wronged him. He was sentenced 126 years imprisonment, but since he kept killing criminals during his time in prison, his sentences was raised to 400 years.

In 2009 Nine women were rescued from what they thought was a Big Brother reality show house but turned out to be a criminal organization.

Chris Brown is banned from entering Australia, the UK and New Zealand due to his criminal activity

A McDonalds in downtown Dallas, overrun by criminal activity, started playing classical music. Crime dropped dramatically, from an average of 391 arrests a year to less than 146 arrests a year.

Frederick the Great ordered executioners to secretly strangle criminals before they were broken on the wheel. This was to keep the illusion of brutality while, at the same time, being merciful.

The appropriately dubbed ‘boss of all bosses’ of the Italian Mafia has been on the run for 26 years, and has been so successful at it that not a single picture exists of him from that time, despite being one of the worlds top 10 most wanted criminals.

A drug testing expert was high on cocaine almost every day she went to work, calling into question some 30,000 criminal drug cases she processed over the course of eight years.

In 2004, an assistant high school principal in Michigan tried to frame a student by planting pot in his locker, then calling police to do a locker search. When no drugs were found, he laughingly told police what he had done. He later resigned and became the subject of a criminal probe

A hacker who went by the code name "w0rmer" online hacked an FBI criminal database and replaced it with his trademark image. The image he left behind had GPS coordinates.

Florida appears to have lots of interesting criminal stories because of the Government in the Sunshine Act, which forces everything the government does to be out in public. This includes arrest reports and criminal records.

British banking giant HSBC admitted to laundering billions of dollars for Colombian and Mexican drug cartels and violating a host of important banking laws (from the Bank Secrecy Act to the Trading With the Enemy Act), but there were no criminal charges and no one went to prison.

A 'master-mind' cyber-criminal, who was on the FBI's most wanted list, was arrested when detectives were able to figure out his laptop password. It was the name of his cat, followed by 123

Half of American adults are in a law enforcement face recognition network. Its use is almost completely unregulated, as most agencies don’t even require suspicion of criminal activity before using the database for identification.

Robert Downey Jr. had such a bad criminal record that he was interrogated for 6 hours at customs on his way to the Iron Man premiere in Japan, before being told never to come back again

Death sentence with reprieve, a punishment in which the criminal is given a two year suspended sentence before execution. By abstaining from additional crimes during the two years, the criminal can reduce the sentence to life imprisonment, or, by committing good deeds, a fixed-term sentence.

In 1978, three Indiana teenagers were killed in when their Pinto was involved in a rear-end collision. Ford was indicted on three counts of reckless homicide. Indiana v. Ford was the first time a corporation faced criminal charges for a defective product and charged with murder.

A criminal network of doctors that served the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco stole up to 300,000 babies from mothers that were poor or anti-fascist and gave them to families that supported Franco, even after his death.

British banking giant HSBC admitted to laundering billions of dollars for Colombian and Mexican drug cartels and violating a host of important banking laws (from the Bank Secrecy Act to the Trading With the Enemy Act), but there were no criminal charges and no one went to prison.

Most of the money George Clooney makes off his Nespresso commercials, he spends on a satellite that surveils over the border of North and South Sudan to keep an eye on criminal and dictator Omar al-Bashir to track his vicious army in an attempt to warn civilians before attacks occur

The US Marshals arrested more than 100 criminals in a massive sting by mailing them all free (fake) tickets to a Redskins game

The Netherlands Closed Eight Prisons Due To Lack Of Criminals

Japan's criminal justice system has a conviction rate of over 99%. To Japanese citizens and police, the arrest itself already creates the presumption of guilt which needs only to be verified via a confession.

Back when the NY subways used tokens, criminals would jam the slot and then suck out the token with their mouths. To discourage this, subway workers would put hot chili powder in the slots.

The Communist Control Act of 1954, which criminalizes membership in the Communist Party, is still in full force and effect in the United States (however, no administration has tried to enforce it)

After Swiss police accused Libyan leader Gaddafi's family of criminal activity in Switzerland, Gaddafi submitted a proposal to the U.N to abolish Switzerland and divide it between France, Germany and Italy.

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1930s graph: aggressive criminality (bars) and alcohol usage (lines) from 1901 to 1937. Translation and info in comments

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World map: Foreign crime suspects per capita in Germany 2016 based on latest German Federal Criminal Police Office Report