Germany: Surge in Stabbings and Knife Crimes

Germany’s knife-crime problem is being exacerbated by its lenient judicial system, in which offenders receive relatively light sentences, even for serious crimes. In many instances, individuals who are arrested for knife-related crimes are released after questioning from police. This practice allows criminal suspects to continue committing crimes with virtual impunity.

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  • tom_billesley

    Raise the terror threat level from tea light to scented candle.

  • Liberal Progressive

    Clearly we need to ban all access to knives!

  • Editor

    At least the dangerous elderly Twitter and Facebook bigots are kept in check. They are the real threat, with their pointed opinions and hard edged arguments.

  • deplorabledave

    Carpet bombed too much or not enough?

  • Hard Little Machine

    How does the knife FEEL about that though?

  • UCSPanther

    The lesson: Cold steel is just as deadly as hot lead. Something that is usually found out the hard way when criminals, thugs and lunatics can’t get their hands on firearms. There may not be “stray knifings”, but random attacks with blades more than make up for that…

    Interesting how a lot of those large melees sound like duels. Ironic how our society has outlawed dueling, only to import cultures who still loudly and proudly practice it, along with old school clan warfare…

  • WalterBannon

    Germany’s knife-crime problem is being exacerbated by its large muslim population