Category Archives: CRIME STATISTICS

Sometimes intelligible Answers Are Hard

someone stopped by searching for “what is the probability that a newborn child will become a criminal.” I suspect many criminologists would answer “It depends,” and hang up the telephone. However, considering Americans as a whole a newborn child has … Continue reading

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Crime Rates In Cities With Very Strict Gun Laws Vs Cities With Permissive Gun Laws

Someone came by searching for “crime rates in cities with no guns vs crime rates in cities with no gun laws.” Since there are no cities on this planet with no guns at all, I have rephrased the search slightly. … Continue reading

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How High Can Murder totals Go?

Someone stopped by searching for “maximum murder rate.” While there is no hard and fast rule that murder can rise to a certain level and then must stop, about 800 years ago conditions in Norther Europe were so bad the … Continue reading

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What Was The Murder Rate IN 1066?

Someone stopped by searching for “murder rate in 1066.” That is a rather large question. I have no data on Asia or for much of Europe for that period, Africa is Dark Continent, and the Americas were occupied by people … Continue reading

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Murder Rate In Trinidad?

Someone stopped by searching for “murder rate, trinidad.” I do not have official numbers for Trinidad, but “Trinidad and Tobago” had 420 murders in 2015 with a population of 1,350,000, for a murder rate of 31.5 per 100,000, or approximately … Continue reading

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Normal Gun Violence Rates?

Someone stopped by searching for “normal gun violence rates.” Which is an interesting question, but I will need to stop doing the job that supports this blog while I write an encyclopedia of 198 volumes. Since that does not appear … Continue reading

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“How Often Is A Legally Obtained Gun Used In A Crime”

Someone stopped by searching for “how often is a gun legally gained used in a crime.” Among the problems with a hard and fast answer to that question are the low “solved by arrest” rate, which leaves gaping holes in … Continue reading

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Make No Mistake, Hillary Wants To Confiscate Guns

It is natural that presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham C. is soft pedaling her actual position on guns. As late as 2007 she was solidly pro-confiscation, and now her public stance is an “Australian style gun buyback.” Here’s Hillary, … Continue reading

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what percent of gun violence is done by previous offendors”

Someone stopped by searching for “what percent of gun violence is done by previous offendors.” Since a high percentage of crimes reported to the police are never “solved by arrest,” and a majority of reporting agencies do not report that … Continue reading

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Percent of Killers Who Have Criminal Records?”

Someone stopped by searching for “percent of killers who have criminal records.” An exact answer is difficult to obtain because so many jurisdictions refulse to release data in juvenile crime. from available data, and assuming the samples we have are … Continue reading

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