Category Archives: CRIME STATISTICS

“How Many Children Are Sexually Assaulted By Illegals Each Year?

Someone stopped by searching for “how many children are sexually assaulted by illegals each year.” Reports are scattered, but a startling number. South Carolina alone reports between 500 and 600 assaults on children a month, or close to 6,000 a … Continue reading

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“Crime Rates In The Middle East?”

Someone came by searching for “crime rates in the middle east.” While limited data is available, it is generally not credible. Unless you wish to believe that war torn Syria had only 11 cases of violent sexual assault in 2012, … Continue reading

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Crime Reporting Fraud

Someone stopped by searching for “crime rate fraud.” For whatever reason, the search among candidate research for the 2010 elections did not provide an answer. So, to begin, I seriously doubt that there are no national crime reports without at … Continue reading

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Trends In Knife Murders?

A search engine sent someone by who was searching for “trends in knife murders.” The US trend is down, with a fibe year decline of 18 percent, from 1,836 to 1,490 stabbing deaths in 2013. Stranger

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Violent Crime Rates 2015

For some reason I have a number of requests for “Some country’s violent crime rates 2014. With 2015 barely a month old, it is much too early for more than individual cities press releases. If those are representative, and I … Continue reading

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Philadelphia: January Homicides

The Philadelphia PD’s website reports 27 murders, almost one a day, for January 2015. That is reportedly down 16 percent compared to 2014. Stranger

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Noted: Microsoft Touts Their Version Of CompStat

Microsoft, whose officers provided the funding to buy Washington’s disastrous “universal background check initiative,” is touting its “new predictive policing technology,” the Puget Sound business Journal solemnly reported. Of course, CompSat, and its failures, are old news. While it provides … Continue reading

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“Crime Statistics 1940’s”

Someone followed a link to the Alley, searching for “rape statistics 1940s.” The major problem with blithely quoting crimes statistics prior to 1960 is the many changes in definition; and for that particular search the stigma associated with victimization. Murder, … Continue reading

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Number Of Gun Murders A Second?

Someone came by searching for “number of gun murders a second.” The long term trend is down, so the FBI’s 2013 total of 8,454 gun related murders in 2013 will be slightly high. There are 31,536,000 seconds (3,600 seconds per … Continue reading

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“Gun Ownership And Gun Control Brazil”

Someone stopped by searching for “gun ownership and gun control in Brazil. Brazil has an estimated population of 202,860,000 and a reported 12,200,00o “permits” for an approximate ownership rate of 6.016 percent. Brazilian authorities reported 40974 murders in 2010, for … Continue reading

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