“crime” Charts

Gun Homicide Has Seen 49% Change Since 1993, Public Unaware »

Even though nearly 6-in-10 Americans believe that gun crime has increased in the last twenty years, in actuality, it has…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 428
Score: 9

How Many Rapes Actually Lead to Prison Time? »

Unfortunately this means that for every 100 rapes, 97 rapists will walk free without spending a single day in prison.…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 339
Score: 6

Criminal Re-offense Rate Reveals Ineffectual Prison System »

The US constitutes only 5% of the global human population, yet houses a quarter of the world's prison population. With…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 136
Score: 6

Murder Victims by Relationship »

In 2011, family murders accounted for 13.8% of the 12,664 total murders in the U.S., though this percentage may actually…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 305
Score: 5

Police-Community Relationship Reduces Petty Crimes »

Since Chris Magnus, police chief in Richmond, CA, took office in 2007, he has not lost a single officer, nor…

Alec H.
by: Alec H.
views: 172
Score: 4

Arrests by Crime Type »

In 2011, there were a total of 12,408,899 arrests made in the United States (not including the 1,424 arrests made…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 246
Score: 4

Does The Punishment Fit The Crime? »

Serving hard time is, without a doubt, a life-altering experience, oftentimes not for the better. The question then becomes: is…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 329
Score: 3

Guns and Crime »

There has been a remarkable decline in the amount crime involving firearms. Homicides have seen a nearly 50% drop from…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 90
Score: 2

Pimp-Controlled Prostitution: Venue or Industry »

Prostitution occurs in many unregulated and few regulated ways in the United States. These are some of the more common…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 109
Score: 2

America's Decline In Violent Crime »

Many Americans hold the false notion that violent crime is on the rise in the US. That perception, though, couldn't…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 149
Score: 2

Breakdown of a Pimp »

A trafficker is anyone who profits by receiving cash or other benefits in exchange for sex with a minor. These…

Shared Hope
by: Shared Hope
views: 201
Score: 2

Government Bank Theft Recovery Remains Stagnant »

While money stolen from federally insured banks has declined recently, the amount of this money recovered by law enforcement has…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 92
Score: 2

Giraffe Hero Changes Prisoners' Lives »

Kathy Biedenharn, an heiress and the wife of a successful business executive, earned the disapproval of many peers by surrounding…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 227
Score: 2

Declining Rates of Sexual Violence Against Women »

Sexual violence includes either completed, attempted, or threatened rape or sexual assault. These rates are declining for women aged 12…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 364
Score: 2

The Occupy Movement Has Run Out of Steam »

Since 2011, there have been at least 7,762 Occupy protesters arrested in 122 different U.S. cities since Occupy Wall Street…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 138
Score: 2

Race is the Leading Bias Motivation of Hate Crimes »

In 2009, the FBI collected statistics on hate crimes from 14,422 law enforcement agencies. The information showed that race is…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 172
Score: 2

Missing Persons by Race »

In 2012, a total of 661, 593 missing person entries were filed in the United States. 59.8% of the entries…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 120
Score: 2

Youth Violent Crime Rate is Down »

The rate of serious violent crime among youth ages 12-17 has declined since its peak in 1993. In 2010, only…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 74
Score: 2

Hate Speech: A Crime Or A Right? »

Does a law against hate speech infringe upon our First Amendment Rights? Americans are rather divided over the answer to…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 115
Score: 1

Don't Legalize It: Just Say No To Jaywalking »

Despite over three quarters of Americans admitting to having jaywalked at some point in their lives, only 30% are of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 67
Score: 1

Top 10 Deadliest States...If You're Black »

Specifically the most dangerous place to be black is Omaha. Thirty black people were murdered in Nebraska in 2011, 27…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 117
Score: 1

What The Media Isn't Covering: Missing Black Children »

Among the reasons cited for disproportionate black disappearance figures are poor training and dismissive attitudes. A majority of black missing…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 196
Score: 1

Could Safe City USA Be . . . NYC? »

This data isn't quite complete, but given that New York City had only 332 homicides all year as of 12/30,…

Know More
by: Know More
views: 189
Score: 1

Non-Cleared Burglaries in Henrico County »

Depicts the total burglaries in Henrico County that were not cleared as sorted by magisterial district

zachary.halaschak
by: zachary.halaschak
views: 39

America's Most Dangerous Cities »

The world is undoubtedly a dangerous place, but some places harbor more risks than others. You might want to increase…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 148

FBI Found to Have Lied in 95% of Certain Trials for Decades »

Considered a watershed in one of America's largest forensic scandals, an ongoing investigation of 268 federal court trials has found…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 72

Is Prison Just For Punishment? 3-in-4 Ex-Convicts Rearrested »

While the US incarcerates a significantly higher proportion of its population than any other country, our imprisonment system is utterly…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 127

American Public Grossly Misinformed on Gun Violence »

With the series of mass killings in public areas over the last few years, gun violence has received significant attention…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 38

Murder Rates Fall in the U.S. »

Taking population change into consideration, the rates of all types of violent crime have fallen in the last two decades.…

kendramayer2017
by: kendramayer2017
views: 32

Getting High Isn't Everything: Suicide with Pot Legalization »

A study in the American Journal of Health analyzed suicide trends in states following their legalization of medical marijuana. It…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 144

What Happens When the Police Stop Policing? »

There appears to be a coordinated 'slowdown' of policing activity throughout NYC, in response to Mayor de Blasio's supposed lack…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 115

What Problems Plague Developing Countries Most? »

Crime and corruption are far and away the largest problems plaguing emerging and developing countries according to their citizens. Across…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 164

How News Functions In Social Media: Facebook Mashup »

Besides cute images of cats and funny home videos, some Facebook consumers regularly use the site for news gathering. The…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 55

MX Drug Killings Soar Above Americas »

Mexican drug-related homicides not only sharply increased between 2007 and 2010, but they soar above the same type of homicides…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 28

Societal Ills Worry Those Living In Developing Countries »

The worry about crime, corruption, and poor quality schools has risen in emerging and developing nations since 2007. Crime and…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 57

The Most Harmful Drug? Alcohol »

A study done in the U.K. assigned different harm scores to a variety of drugs based on the damage they…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 125
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