Ad Hominem

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Ad Hominem

[Latin, To the person.] A term used in debate to denote an argument made personally against an opponent, instead of against the opponent's argument.

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SOUTH TYNESIDE: Crime 2010/11 2011/12 Percentage Change Criminal damage 2,052 1,603 -21.9% Violent crime1,643 1,394 -15.2% Violence against the person (with injury) 729 619 -15.1% Violence against the person (without injury) 741 641 -13.5% Vehicle crime 565 494 -12.6% Drug crime 672 802 +19.3% Burglary 725 742 +2.3% Sexual offences 131 89 -32.1% Serious acquisitive crime792 776 -2% Racially/religiously motivated offences 68 44 -35.3% Other crime 2,238 1,919 -14.3% TOTAL CRIME 7,895 6,954 -11.9% Chief Superintendent Ian Dawes, area commander for South Tyneside, said: "South Tyneside has once again achieved excellent crime figures with reductions in most categories.
"Despite this progress, Cleveland Police are not complacent and we recognise that there is still work to be done to further reduce the number of offences of violence against the person in order that less people are victims of crime, and we will continue to take a positive approach to further reduce these offences." The force also takes a proactive stance on domestic violence, with dedicated officers attending the scene and recording offences.
It included 955,752 offences of violence against the person, up 14%.
Abdullah el-Faisal, 38, from Stratford, east London, allegedly "encouraged others to murder persons unknown contrary to section 4 of the Offences against the Persons Act 1861, " a spokesman said.
"It's important to note the figures focus on violence against the person and don't include homicide, knife crime, gun crime or robbery rates, which are low in Middlesbrough compared to other parts of the country," he said.
He vowed to take strong action against the person involved in negligence of delivery of roll number slip.
An arrested warrant was issued against the person in hours after the video went viral.
Across England and Wales, there was a 20 per cent rise in violent crime, made up of violence against the person, both with and without injury, and homicide, in a year.
On violence against the person, recent Government statistics show that in West Yorkshire there were 15 crimes per 1,000 of the population.
French officers, Peterson implies, were much less willing to deny their troops revenge against the persons and property of the hated Germans, even if French forces did not engage in the almost manic rapine that characterized Soviet conquest.
He also sought a report from the administration and the police and directed that legal action should be initiated against the persons responsible for the death.
The committee is tasked with carrying out the probe in three days so that action can be taken against the persons responsible for the tragic incident.