“homicide” 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: 420
Score: 9

Injustice for One is Injustice for All »

While there is roughly a 150% increase in justifiable murders by all other nonwhites against blacks, when compared to total…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 277
Score: 9

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: 302
Score: 5

America's Gun Violence Problem »

Americans, more than any other people, resolve conflicts with a gun. According to the Washington Post, we've got "the highest…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 447
Score: 3

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: 147
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: 69
Score: 2

The Most Dangerous Of Developed Nations »

In a recent speech, President Obama remarked that we don't see the same level of violence in other developed countries…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 230
Score: 1

Homicide Hungry: The Deadliest Cities »

If you were wondering where you never should travel, here you go. These 10 cities, though not the most unsafe,…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 109
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: 110
Score: 1

Top 10 States: Homicide Rates of Females Murdered by Males »

These ten states represent the ten highest homicide rates of females murdered by males. It is important to remember that…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 104
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: 185
Score: 1

Homicide Rates Higher in More Unequal Rich Countries »

The link between inequality and homicide rates has been shown in as many as 40 studies. There are five-fold differences…

Equality Trust
by: Equality Trust
views: 198
Score: 1

Stable/Falling Gun Homicide Rates, But We Can Do Better »

The number of gun homicides per 100,000 people in Canada has remained relatively stable since 2000, while in the U.S.…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 78

The Victims Race Could Change The Length Of Sentence »

Statistically, based on the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report’s Supplemental Homicide Reports

(1976-2007) the race of the subject could change the…

Joseph Abay
by: Joseph Abay
views: 47

The Dark Side Of Male Privilege »

Being a male in the United States certainly comes with its benefits, but there is a darker side to this…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 78

Homicide Over 10% of Workplace Fatalities »

According to the 2010 census homicide accounted for 11.1% of all workplace fatalities in the US. Every year 2 million…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 277

Gun Violence Steadily Declines Since 1990s »

Since peaking in 1992, gun violence declined steadily throughout the 90’s and early-2000s. Current homicide rates have not been seen…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 918

Police Officers Killed by Day of the Week »

Law enforcement officers are least likely to be feloniously killed on Sundays and most likely to be killed on Thursdays.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 174

Police Officers are in the Most Danger During P.M. Hours »

Of the 543 U.S. law enforcement officers feloniously killed from 2002-2011, 41.1% were killed from 4:01 p.m. to Midnight. Officers…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 82

Justifiable Homicides Committed by Private Citizens »

After decreasing from 1997 to 2000, the justifiable homicide trend reversed, and the number of justifiable homicides committed by private…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 105

DNA Forensics Vindicate Over One-Third of Wrongly Convicted »

In recent decades, DNA evidence has become increasingly mainstream in criminal investigation and legal prosecution and defense. Fortunately, DNA forensics…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 95

Third of Women Homicides Committed by Partner »

From 1983 to 2012, 39% of female murders were committed by their former or current partners. Further unsettling, nearly a…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 35

Violent Crime Rate by County Size »

In 2011, U.S. metropolitan areas with populations less than 25,000 had the highest violent crime rates, with an average of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 145

Should Americans worry about handguns? »

From 2007 to 2010, the number of people murdered from handguns dropped from 7,398 to 6,115. However, in 2011, the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 136

Murder Victims and Offenders by Age »

In 2011, more Americans ages 20-24 were murdered (2,329) than any other age group, comprising 18.4% of all U.S. murder…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 147

Murder Victims by Race and Sex »

In 2011, 42.8% of the murder victims in the U.S. were black males (5.416 victims), making black males the most…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 147

The Mass Shooting Epidemic »

Though varying from yearly, the number of people killed in mass shootings in the U.S. has generally increased since 1982.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 166

What is the most used murder weapon? »

There were 8,583 murder victims killed by firearms in the U.S. in 2011, making firearms the most used murder weapon.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 614