By Tom Cooper
While the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those that made a residing by way of shrimping locate themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, operating type bayou city of Jeannette, those determined situations function the catalyst that pushes them to enact no matter what dicy schemes they could dream as much as opposite their fortunes. on the heart of all of it is Gus Lindquist, a pill-addicted, one armed treasure hunter enthusiastic about discovering the misplaced treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte. His quest brings him into touch with a big selection of memorable characters, starting from a number of small time felony potheads liable to hysterical banter, to the smooth-talking Oil corporation intermediary out to bamboozle his personal mom, to a few drug smuggling psychopath twins, to a tender guy estranged from his father in view that his mom died in typhoon Katrina. because the tale progresses, those characters locate themselves on a collision path with one another, and because the stress and motion ramp up, it turns into transparent that no longer them all will live to tell the tale those occasions.
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For example: ... it's like you've got to weigh up what's there, whether it's going to come on top, getting caught, bells, sensors, it doesn't really matter about the lights just what you can gel. Basically, if it's worth it. In the prison interviews the amount of time which respondents spent planning the crime also varied from merely a few seconds for the 'smashand-grab' type of offences, to some three weeks of meticulous planning. One burglar stated that it would take that time to organise a team of seven.
The possibility of the displacement of crime to other businesses has not been considered. In some areas, particularly older market towns, local officials have refused retailers permission to install shutters, on the grounds that security measures are inappropriate for listed buildings and/or that bollards and shutters do not blend in with the local environment. Of course, security measures are sometimes perceived as unattractive and local authorities fear this will discourage business. The following is an extract from a recent internal borough council discussion document on shuttering.
48 Jacques Table 4. Average retail losses per ram raid by period (£) -~------ Company A Company B Company C 2,426 1,256 1,718 2,539 927 974 1,577 1,221 --------_. Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Period 4 820 486 504 431 The findings are shown in Table 5. The costs of burglary (which do not include ram raiding) are shown separately from those of ram raiding (given in brackets). Table 5. Shutter installation and burglary/ram raiding costs by superstore Shutter cost Sistare 1 SIStare 2 SIStare 3 SIStare 4 SIStare 5 SIS tore 6 9847 18,310 4727 5375 3957 8496 Burglary cost before shutter Burglary cost after shutter 21,072 (15,327) 27,895 (27,895) 33,231 (22,024) 10,009 (10,009) 12,737 (12,737) 20,412 (20,412) 168 (0) 0(0) 56,769 (3,039) 0(0) 742 (0) 0(0) From this limited sample, it appears that the installation of high-grade shuttering substantially reduces the ram raid problem.