Category Archives: CRIME STATISTICS

2013 U.S. Homicide Rate

Someone stopped by searching for “2013 us homicide rate.” The problem is that the official FBI numbers for crimes reported to the police are not out as of today, 27 September, 2014. I expect them in the next 45 days, … Continue reading

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Are “Personal Weapons” Mortality Rate Higher Than Firearms

Someone stopped by searching for “personal weapons more deadly than guns.” That is not a new concept, and it reflects the “facts of life in the 1950’s.” But how does it stand up after sixty years? After searching through a … Continue reading

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When Will The 2013 FGI Uniform Crime Report Be Out?

Someone came by searching for “when will the 2013 crime report be out.” While there is no longer an official release date, the annual Uniform Crime Report is generally released between the third week of August and the third week … Continue reading

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Chicago and Texas Murder Rates

Someone came by searching for “chicago and texas murder rate” Comparing those venues without a great deal of data manipulation is not a legitimate use of data. One is a city, the other a state; The demographics are very different, … Continue reading

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Yes, And They Fail To Report Many Crimes They Do Accept

The American Thinker’s Colin Flaherty notes “Black Crime In Baltimore Is High – And Should Be Higher. True, as this case of a racially motivated attack on a Jewish dentist demonstrates. Briefly quoting the Colin Flaherty bylined American Thinker report … Continue reading

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I See The VPC Is Polluting The News – Again

I see the Fairbanks, Alaska News Miner has fallen hook, line, and sinker for the latest propaganda from the Joyce Foundation funded ‘Violence Policy Center.’ Frankly, I looked at the press release for all of fifteen seconds, and turned to … Continue reading

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Violent Crime Rates In The Industraialized World?”

Someone came by searching for “violent crime rates in the industrialized world.” That depends on which of the almost 200 countries in the world you consider “industrialized.” Of the 20 countries with the highest ratio percentage of industrial output to … Continue reading

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When Will The 2013 Crime Numbers Be Released?

Someone lift a contact comment asking when the 2013 crime data will be released. Assuming the question is for US data, sometime between now and New Years Day. Generally, the latest full year Uniform Crime Report is released in the … Continue reading

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The Risks Of Gun Ownership?

Someone stopped by searching for “risks of gun ownership.” I strongly suspect that is based on the gun ban propagandists claim that “Families with a gun in the home are seventeen times as likely to be shot to death in … Continue reading

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2013 Violent Crime Rates

I count nine searches for the United States violent crime rates for 2013. The standard sources of official data, the FBI’s 2013Uniform Crime Report and the Bureau of Justice Statistics 2013 National Crime Survey are not on the internet at … Continue reading

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