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Archives for October 2013

95 law enforcement officers killed in 2012

According to statistics collected by the FBI, 95 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2012. Of these, 48 law enforcement officers died as a result of felonious acts, and 47 officers died in accidents. In addition, 52,901 officers were victims of line-of-duty assaults. Comprehensive data tables about these incidents and brief narratives […]


Violent and Property Crimes Increase Last Two Years

Increases driven by simple assaults and crime not reported to police Violent and property crime rates rose for U.S. residents in 2012, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. These estimates are based on data from the annual National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) which has collected information from victims of crime age 12 or […]


17 percent of violent crime victims account for 54 percent of all violent crimes

NEW BJS REPORT ON CALCULATING THE PREVALENCE OF CRIME IN THE U.S. The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics released a report today on a new procedure for calculating the prevalence of crime in the U.S. each year. A prevalence rate counts the number of persons who experienced at least one victimization during the year, […]


Ten Most Dangerous States

Ten Most Dangerous States Please see the link below from 24-7 Wall Street–nice article providing a comprehensive analysis. Worth reading. 10. Oklahoma > Violent crimes per 100,000: 469.3 > Poverty rate: 17.2% > Pct. of population with bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.8% > Property crimes per 100,000: 3,401.0 (9th highest) 9. Maryland > Violent crimes per 100,000: 476.8 […]