1,740 children in
America have died from g.uns so far this year.
89 people killed with g.uns in
America every single day.
Crime is large in the US it is a
big problem partly because of the gun laws for example you can
go into Asda Walmart and buy one over the counter. This is
Americas biggest problem that needs to be tackled.
There is a large amount of shop
r.obberies and v.iolence.
In America, the crime clock continues to click: one m.urder
every 22 minutes, one r.ape every 5 minutes, one r.obbery every
49 seconds, and one b.urglary every 10 seconds. And the cost of
crime continues to mount: $78 billion for the criminal justice
system, $64 billion for private protection, $202 billion in loss
of life and work, $120 billion in crimes against business, $60
billion in s.tolen goods and f.raud, $40 billion from d.rug
abuse, and $110 billion from d.runk driving. When you add up all
the costs, crime costs Americans a stunning $675 billion each
Statistics of federal agencies published online: labor stats,
EPA, crime, etc...
Enforcement and Crime
International Crime: Data National Criminal Justice
Reference Service (OK not domestic, but would you have
found it below?)
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Criminal Justice Stats Compilation of Criminal Justice Data
|Men in Scotland run more than
twice the risk of being murdere than those in England & Wales.
The rate of h.omicide in Greater Manchester is eleven times that
- According to Home Office
Recorded Crime Statistics there were 5.2
million offences recorded in the year ending
March 2001, down 2.5% per cent on the
previous 12 months.
- Violent crime accounted
for 14% of all recorded crime yet over the
past five years violent crime has fallen by
22%, domestic burglary is down by 39%, and
vehicle crime is down by 26%.
- According to the British
Crime Survey, in 2001/2002 3.5% of
households were burgled, 7.1% of
vehicle-owning households had items s.tolen
from their vehicle, 1.7% a vehicle stolen,
and 0.85 of adults were mugged.
- In 1997, there were over
1.6 million domestic burglaries in England
and Wales. Burglary is the crime most
commonly referred to Victim Support, with
nearly half a million victims of burglary
being offered help each year.
- It is estimated that one
woman in four suffers domestic violence at
some time in their lives, and that domestic
violence accounts for a quarter of all
- According to the BCS
(British Crime Survey) only 42% of all crime
is reported to the police. The main reasons
for not reporting included it being too
trivial a matter; no real loss occurring or
they considered it a private matter and
dealt with it themselves.
Crime is quite a large problem in the uk
d.rugs are very easily available and you can
feel not safe to walk around your own
neighborhood sometimes at night because the
amount of hooligans on the streets.
For a really in-depth, clever discussion of crime statistics,
visit the Crime and Society Foundationís website:
You can find all types of statistics on young people and
crime on the Youth Justice Board website at:
For a report combining the police recorded crime statistics
and the BCS go to:
To find information on British prison statistics compared to
the rest of the world, visit the website of the International
Centre for Prison Studies:
For monthly updates on the prison population in England and