Category Archives: GUN CRIMES

“Is The Homicide Rate Among Police Officers Higher Or Lower Than The U.S. Rate”

If I can keep a straight face, someone came by searching for “is the homicide rate among police officers higher or lower than the United States Rate.” According to the FBI there were a total of 956,322 law enforcement employees … Continue reading

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Accidental Gun Deaths Vs Stranger Murders

Someone stopped by searching for “accidental gun deaths vs stranger murders.” Well, the data we have is getting close to an update, so the numbers presented here may change a bit with later data. Further, only two thirds of murders … Continue reading

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“Where Do Criminals Get Guns?”

A dozen searchers came by looking for “where do criminals get guns.” A few years ago, Salon ran an item titled “Gun Control Means Nothing to My Students” that is well worth a read. The author of the Salon item … Continue reading

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Gun Crimes Committed By Law Abiding Citizens?

Someone stopped by searching for “gun crimes committed by law abiding citizens.” Well, once someone begins a crime they are no longer law abiding citizens. So in a very real sense, no gun related crimes are committed by law abiding … Continue reading

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Percentages Of Deaths Semi Automatic Rifles

Someone stopped by searching for “percentage of deaths semi automatic rifles.” I would assume the search was for “percentage of people murdered with semi-automatic rifles.” And that is hard to put a definite number to, because no one keeps credible … Continue reading

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Number Of Children Killed By Children With Handguns?”

Someone came by looking for “CHildren killed by children with handguns.” The implication is how many “children” murder other children with a handgun. I usually link to official statistics to back up what I say, but in this case there … Continue reading

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Gun Dealers Employee Sells Guns To Illegals: Dealer Loses FFL

The Danbury News Times notes that an employee of a gun dealer sold guns to an undocumented “immigrant”, the dealer lost his Federal Firearms License, (looking at their website, they seem to be back in business) and the perp has … Continue reading

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“Gang Shootings With Fully Automatic Weapons?”

Someone came by searching for “fully automatic weapon gang shooting.” Except for criminal gangs during Prohibition, the use of any automatic weapon in gang warfare has been conspicuous by its absence. Yes, the Capone gang and others used Thompson sub-machine … Continue reading

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How Much Is A .30 Pistol On The Street

Someone stopped by searching for “how much is a .30 pistol on the street.” Well, I have not seen a new production 7.65 pistol for sale for many years. It is not a “police caliber,” it is not a new … Continue reading

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“what percentage of gun crimes are committed by criminals”

Someone came by searching for “what percentage of gun crimes are committed by criminals.” By definition, all of them. However, I should think that the search was for “What percentage of gun crimes are committed by persons with at least … Continue reading

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