ad hominem

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appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason)

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1% Violent crime1,842 1,639 -11% Violence against the person (with injury) 860 692 -19.
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.
Violence against the person (277), theft (247) and sexual offences (153) were the most common crimes.
Taxpayers have a right to expect far higher regard to security issues, particularly when financial fraud against the person is so rife.
Offences of wounding, threats to kill, possession of weapons, violence against the person and harassment were all up an average of 12%.
The Offences Against the Person Act 1861 has been rarely used in recent years.
Ventura County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person or people responsible for the theft.
Middlesbrough's place in the league table came despite a drop of 8% in the number of acts of violence against the person - from 5,119 in 2006/2007 to 4,721 this year.
63 for 2007, with each violence against the person costing pounds 210.
The offence comes under the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 and has been rarely used in recent years.
Xircom filed a lawsuit in Ventura County Superior Court against the person, identifying him only as John Doe since the company didn't know his true identity.
But Mr Price today said the "recorded" crime figures were misleading and an alternative survey had found that Teesside has one of the lowest figures for crimes against the person in the UK.
He said: 'Over the last year there seems to have been increase in cases of domestic violence and violence against the person.
Seeking revenge against the person who had attacked their friend, the suspects returned to the party after it broke up, Young said.
Likewise, the police registered 2076 cases against the persons for displaying weapons and registered 4901 cases on violation of Sound System regulation ordinance and arrested 5349 persons.