Category Archives: CRIME STATISTICS

US Murder Rate With Illegal Guns

Someone stopped by searching for “Murder rate in U.S.A with illegal guns.” Very few guns are illegal under Federal law, and very few murders are committed with guns banned under State gun bans that it is more profitable to rephroase … Continue reading

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Confused? Obma Says U.S. Gun Murder Rate 33 Times Israel’s

The Jerusalem Post quotes Obama as saying the United States Gun Murder rate is 33 times that of Israel. The FBI reports there were 8,454 gun related murders in 2013. Given the United States estimated population of 316,128,839 that is … Continue reading

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Police Tracking Web Sites Counting Police Involved Shootings

Politico reports on what is, unfortunately a relatively new effort to track police shootings and those killed by the police and under what circumstances. Of course, we have the FBI report, which tells us the year, the number, and the … Continue reading

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“The Latest Australian Crime Rates?”

Someone came by searching for “the latest Australian crime rates vz US.” The 2014 crime stats from official sources should be out in late June or early July; while the 2014 FBI Uniform Crime rate should be out around Halloween. … Continue reading

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“What Percdentage Of Population Are Murderers?”

Someone cam by searching for “what percent of population are murderers.” That depends on what population you are talking about. In the absence of further information, World wide, approximately 1.5 percent of the populations, 15 in 1,000, 1500 in 1,000,000, … Continue reading

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US Crime Rates Vs Canada Crime Rates UPDATE!

Checking Canada’s Crime stats, I decided to recast the US vs Canada crime numbers in what should be the standard format for the future. As always, US are from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, while Canada’s crime numbers are take … Continue reading

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What Percentage Of Murder Victims Are Felons?

Someone came by searching for “what percentage of american murder victims are convicted felons.” The Bureau of Justice Statistics data is very old, the latest data dates from 1996 or so. If the limited studies that have been done since, … Continue reading

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Tennessee Report , Crime Down, Murder Up

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released its Crime in Tennessee report for 20154. In general, crime is trending down but homicide showed a slight bump, from 328 homicides in 2013 to 379 murders and manslaughter’s in 2014. An increase … Continue reading

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What Percentage Of Humans Commit Murder?

Someone stopped by searching for “what percentage of humans murder.” The search leaves open the question of for a year, or for a lifetime, or for some indefinite period in between. And of course, it also fails to specify a … Continue reading

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“how often are illegal guns used in murders?”

Someone stopped by searching for “how often are illegal guns used in murders.” Well, for the United States, the FBI reports there were 8,454 gun related murders committed in the United States during 2013. That is one gun related murder … Continue reading

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