Theft as defined by Merriam-Webster
: the act of stealing
specifically : the felonious taking and removing of personal property with intent to deprive the rightful owner of it
: an unlawful taking (as by embezzlement or burglary) of property
I’m livid these days when the topic of theft comes up and lately, its been multiple times a day. No, I’ve not been the victim of theft lately, but I’m seeing many others are. This completely selfish act is causing victims of theft to feel violated, angry and empty.
According to the London Police Service’s 2018 Annual Report (https://www.londonpolice.ca/en/about/resources/2018-Annual-Report/Annual-report-2019-06-11.pdf), there were 13,731 incidents that involved theft. This is an increase of 6.4% over 2017. This number includes break and enters, motor vehicle thefts and robberies. That’s almost 38 incidents each and every day.
This map shows a significant amount of criminal activity in London….in the last 30 days!…
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