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London Gatwick Airport reopens but drone chaos perps still not found

ShadowDragon8685

Penalty seriousness is very little, if any, deterrant factor.

Remember, y'all used to draw, quarter, and scatter folks to the four fucking corners of the isles for relatively minor crimes, but they still committed them.

To deter crime, you have to make rapid detection and apprehension your priority, not draconian punishment.

"High-stakes, low-risk" crime will always be common, even if the punishment when caught is summary death by the most painful and drawn-out torture mechanism the apprehending plod can devise on the spot.

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