Sunday, January 08, 2006
Crime wave in Northern Neck
Crime wave in Northern Neck - There's nothing like seeing my hometown area featured in the news. Frankly, although rural areas like this one generally have less crime, I often feel nervous in them. If you live several acres or even miles away from the nearest neighbor, who is going to hear your calls for help, or notice suspicious activity? I know the cities are supposed to be more dangerous, but I have always felt more secure knowing that other people are close by. However, I wonder about my perception that cities have more crime. Per capita, rural areas are probably no better than cities. Anyone out there know where to find those kind of statistics?