Category Archives: CRIME STATISTICS

“Is Murder The ‘King Of Crime Statistics?”

Someone stopped by searching for “is murder the king of crime statistics.” In one word, no. While the factors are complex, and poorly covered in modern literature, I can make a few general statements that are usually “true.” Due to … Continue reading

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TN: College Campuses Following Naional Trend

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report says the number of crimes reported on the Volunteer State’s college campuses declined by 11 percent during 2013. Not all the news is necessarily good. Briefly quoting the Knoxville TV 8 report linked above: … Continue reading

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It Is Almost Time For The First 2013 Crime Numbers

Generally, the first crime numbers for the prior year come out in the first two weeks of April. We should be able to extend long term trends within a few days after the new data is released. So those who … Continue reading

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Why Not Post Crime Stats On Every Country Every Year?

I usually quote inquiries in full – but sometimes they read like one of Chucky Schumer’s gun control bills. Long and lounger. So, to make a long story short, I do not post the latest results from most countries because….. … Continue reading

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“what are the statistics of criminals stealing your guns and using them to commit”

Someone stopped by searching for “what are the statistics of criminals stealing your guns and using them to commit.” Assuming the search was for stolen guns used to commit crimes, there are a few problems with obtaining a defensible answer … Continue reading

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Less Crime In “Gun Free Zones? Is It True?”

Someone came by searching for “less crime in gun free zones? is it true.” Before I answer that, let me point out something. Demographics, classifying people by some characteristic, plays a huge role in crime rates. For schools, you have … Continue reading

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20th Century Crime Rates In The United States?

Someone stopped by searching for “crime rates in united states 20th century.” Homicide is comparatively easy. The authorities count the number of people who cane to an end through the actions of someone else. Divide that number by the population … Continue reading

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2013 Canada Vs US Crime Rates

Someone stopped by searching for “2013 canada vs us crime rates.” Unfortunately, no official full year 2013 results for either Canada or the United States has been released. For those who would those who wish to look at an overview … Continue reading

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Anti’s Targeting Amazon

Reuters reports anti-gun, and therefore pro-violence activists, are targeting Amazon because they sell some firearms accessories. That will not make me consider Amazon a suitable candidate to take my money, but it does bring the issues into sharper perspective. Personally, … Continue reading

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Number Of Crimes Committed By Guns?

Someone stopped by searching for “number of crimes committed by guns year.” Guns are machines, and cannot commit a crime. If the query is for the “number of criminal victimization’s facilitated with a gun, by year,” the Bureau of Justice … Continue reading

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