Category Archives: CRIME STATISTICS

German Vs US Crime Rate

Someone came by searching for “germany vs us crime.’ The official BundesKriminalAmt report are at this link in English.(pdf) Before I begin, let me remind the reader that the estimated population of the United States was 316,128,839 while the estimated … Continue reading

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How Common Is Murder In The United States?

Someone stopped by searching for “how common is murder in US.” That depends. If you ignore the United States “third most populous nation” status, the 12,253 murders reported to the police sounds a lot. On the other hand if you … Continue reading

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Three Agencies, Three Homicide Totals

“LuckyDogg” asks about the different homicide totals from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Essentially, the CDC’s total of 16,685 homicides (11,787 firearm related) is an estimat4e based … Continue reading

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Why Does The Homicide Table Betin With 1885?

SolDundee asks why the Alley’s homicide tables only go back to 1885. Well, it’s like this. One day in Las Cruces a fellow looking to make a rep saw a man with a rep drinking a beer. So the Stranger … Continue reading

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U.S. Homicide Rate 1885 to 2013

Taken from data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the Justice Department, and the FBO’s Uniform Crime Report, here is the graphical representation of the United States Homicide rate from 1885, the end of the “Wild West” to 2013, … Continue reading

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Statistics Of Violence 1900

Someone stopped by searching for “statistics of violence 1900’s.” That period was a very different time, one in which some things considered violence today were common and acceptable. Today, a slap on a venturous toddlers disposable diaper can lead to … Continue reading

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Another Day Without The 2013 UCR

Election day will be over in a few hours, and the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report for 2013 is still not out. Hopefully, the data will be released before the end of the year. Stranger

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Another Monday, and the 2013 Uniform Crime Report has not been posted

I have almost two dozen searches involving 2013 crime rates – that will have to wait for the FBI Uniform Crime Report for 2013 to be posted. The preliminaries look good – and so does the media reports. But we … Continue reading

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Regrettably: The 2013 UCR Has Not Been Released

By far the most popular searches this morning involve 2013 crime data. Regrettably, the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report for 2013 has not been released as of October 21, 2014, so I will have to defer any attempt to help searchers … Continue reading

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Violence Rates In Western Industrialized Countries

Someone stopped by searching for “violence rates in western industrialized nations.” I assume the search was for “violent crime rates” since the definition of violence varies widely, and few governments record overall violence rates per se. For the last year … Continue reading

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