Do Prison Inmates Deserve Incarceration?

More Titles The American Prison Vote Project Are American prisons incarcerating the right people? Do violent or repeat offenders deserve prison? Article There are endless groups advocating for lessening or ending (at least by 50 percent) America’s reliance on prisons. “They are costly and inefficient,” many will say. “Americans have the shame of having the […]

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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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Top 10 Factors Contributing to Violent Crime-Updated

Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Graduate-Johns Hopkins University. See a comprehensive overview of crime in the United states at http://www.crimeinamerica.net/crime-rates-united-states/ See a comprehensive overview of the most dangerous cities at http://www.crimeinamerica.net/city-crime-rates-top-ten-cities/ Article This is […]

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Nearly 1 in 5 violent offenders in prison or jail or on probation were identified as mentally ill.

Crime in America.Net Our prayers go to Representative Giffords and all those killed or wounded in the tragic event in Tucson. We have reader questions regarding the tragic shooting in Tucson, AZ.  Three days after a gunman allegedly killed six people and left a congresswoman critically injured, there are multiple reports of erratic behavior and mental health […]

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Most Women are Victimized by Someone they Know: Crime Prevention

Crime in America.Net Staff We get lots of inquiries from people as to their chances for violent crime. Many come from women who, according to research, have higher rates of fear of crime.  The good news is that violent crime is decreasing in the United States. The other positive is that women are learning to […]

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Teen Dating Violence: Crime News

Gentlereaders: As the father of two girls, you take the subject of violence against women very seriously. There is simply too much of it. Please see the “Crimes Against Women” section of Crime in America.Net. Most teenagers do not experience physical aggression when they date. However, for some teens, abuse is a very real part […]

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One in Four Girls Were Involved in Serious Fights: Crime Statistics

National Survey Indicates One in Four Girls Aged 12-17 Were Involved in Serious Fights or Attacks in the Past Year Prevalence of violent acts differs by family income, school attendance, and levels of substance use A report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indicates that, in the past year, one quarter […]

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