Success in the Media

Car Stops and Violent Crime Control: Crime in America.Net

One of us was operating a government vehicle (a fancier version than most) in a high-crime area and was pulled over by the police. The officer explained that he had not come to a full stop at a stop sign; an exaggeration at best.The officer asked him to explain his presence in the neighborhood. He pulled […]

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The Amazing Drop in American Violent Crime—Crime in America.Net

 For those of us who lived and worked through the dramatic rises in crime in the 1960’s and 1970’s and the crack-cocaine era of the 1980’s, the drop in violent crime in America is nothing short of astounding. Violent crime numbers are at historical lows as to crimes reported to law enforcement agencies through the Federal […]

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Crime is Rarely Predictable: What Happened to the Crime Waves?

Crime news from Crime in America.Net There have been endless predictions of increasing future crime by criminologists and social observers since crime rates skyrocketed in the mid 1960’s. Name any major force within society and it’s often associated with dire predictions of increasing crime. Rap music, drug use, employment rates, the number of younger people […]

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