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Democrats and Many Countries Think You’re Violent

Democrats and Many Countries Think You’re Violent Data from the Pew Research Center As the Obama era comes to a close, the overall image of the United States among key publics in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region is generally favorable. In addition, U.S.-led military action against ISIS in Iraq and Syria wins broad […]

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Crime in America is Increasing

Is America entering a new era of increasing violence? Editor’s Note: What follows is an excerpt from a larger article from Crime In America.Net titled, “Violent and Property Crime in the US–Crime in America,” see source below. Article: The bottom line is that violent and property crime are still at record lows for the country […]

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Prisoners Report Significant Mental and Physical Problems

Prisoners Report Significant Mental and Physical Problems Editor’s note: Anyone working with people caught up in the criminal justice system are astounded by the number of people with physical and mental health problems. Crime takes an enormous toll on those involved with many (most?) having physical or psychological injuries from a criminal lifestyle. The inability […]

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Federal Offender Recidivism and Prior Arrests

Federal Offender Recidivism Editor’s note: A full report on major offender recidivism studies is available on this site at http://www.crimeinamerica.net/2014/11/24/released-prisoners-arrested-or-returned-to-incarceration/ Ad: “A Must Have Book,” Success With The Media: Everything You Need To Survive Reporters and Your Organization now available at Amazon https://amzn.com/151948965X Of the nearly 43,000 federal offenders who were placed on federal community […]

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The Cities With the Largest Total Increase in Homicides-Study of 56 Cities

The Cities With the Largest Total Increase in Homicides-Study of 56 Cities Please note that the US Department of Justice funded data below do not measure all cities in the US; only 56 cities were chosen for the study. See the link at the bottom for access to the study. We previously published an article […]

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The Cities With the Largest Increase in Homicides-Study of 56 Cities

The Cities With the Largest Percentage Increase in Homicides-Study of 56 Cities Please note that the US Department of Justice funded data below do not measure all cities in the US; only 56 cities were chosen for the study. See the link at the bottom of the two articles for access to the study. Of […]

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Homicides Explode in the US: Orlando Has Largest Percentage Increase

Homicides Explode in the US Orlando, FL has the largest percentage increase in homicides from 2014-2015 for the 56 cities studied Author’s note: My abbreviated notes from a new study funded by the US Department of Justice are below. They document the significant rise in homicides in the United States during 2015. Crime in America.Net […]

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Orlando Has the Largest Percentage Increase in Homicides-Other Cities Rank High for Violence

From a forthcoming  article from Crime in America.Net based on a new US Department of Justice study on homicides. Orlando, FL has the largest percentage increase in homicides from 2014-2015 for the 56 cities studied. The cities that contributed the largest number of homicides to the total increase in 2015 are below. Together, the increases […]

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Violent Crime Will Rise in 2016

The Brennan Center for Justice recently offered data regarding violence in America’s thirty largest cities. The bottom-line is that violent crime increased in 13, decreased in 8, another 8 did not provide data and 1 had no increase or decrease. Some cities had enormous increases such as Los Angeles, Baltimore, and Charlotte, and three cities […]

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Americans Worry About Increasing Crime- Bill Clinton Defends Mass Incarceration

 American concern about crime is at record levels (highest in 15 years) while former President Bill Clinton powerfully defends mass incarceration. These two issues capped the most interesting and telling week in criminal justice in quite some time. The result could have meaning for criminal justice reform. Gallup Poll: Americans’ level of concern about crime […]

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Bernie Sanders’ Mass Release of Inmates is Insane

Editorial: We strongly support the discussion of alternatives to incarceration, and reviews of sentencing policy. We are equally supportive of adequately funded offender reentry programs. But Mr. Sanders pledge to release hundreds of thousands of state prison inmates will cause incalculable harm to American society. Not only is it ridiculously harmful; it’s also wildly unconstitutional […]

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As Predicted, Violent Crime Increased in 2015

Violent crime increased for all categories during the first six months of 2015 per the FBI. What follows is part editorial and part news. Editorial: The fact that violent crime would increase in 2015 was easily foreseen. This is what we wrote on this site after the FBI released their full report on crime in the […]

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New Data Provides Better Information on Crime Victims and Offenders

The FBI released details on more than 5.4 million criminal offenses reported via the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2014 (latest data available). The information is an example of the kind of  better, more comprehensive and complete crime data that the FBI is compiling. NIBRS, 2014, provides a diverse range of information about victims, […]

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Top Ten Violent Crime Metro Areas in the United States

Top Ten Violent Crime Metro Areas in the United States Based on Department of Justice Victimization Data Violent Crime Rates-2010-2012. Published in December, 2015 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA—42.8 Denver-Aurora-Bloomfield County, CO—40.2 Pittsburg, PA—37.5 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA—36.2 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR—34.9 Kansas City, MO/KS—33.9 St. Louis, MO/IL—33.5 Baltimore-Towson, MD—30.8 Oklahoma City, OK—30.7 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI/MA—30.2 Editor’s Note: We previously published […]

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Top Ten Violent Crime Counties in the United States

Top Ten Violent Crime Counties in the United States Based on Department of Justice Victimization Data Violent Crime Rates-2010-2012. Published in December, 2015 Sacramento County, CA—44.1 Allegany County, PA—42.4 Philadelphia County, PA—41.4 Honolulu County, HI—39.4 Pima County, AZ—36.1 Dallas County, TX–35.9 Riverside County, CA—34.4 Alameda County, CA—33.5 Marion County, IN—30.6 Salt Lake County, UT—29.7 and […]

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