“murder” Charts

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: 283
Score: 9

United States of Genocide: Legacy of Christopher Columbus »

The biggest genocide in history occurred right here on American soil, but is only a few pages in our history…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 174
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

Justifiable Murder: Peace Officers Versus Private Citizens »

The Statistics Sway It All.

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 130
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

Why Dogs Really Aren't "Man's Best Friend" »

Drug-sniffing dogs aren't just often inaccurate, they are extremely susceptible to the influence of their handlers. Search points designed to…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 200
Score: 3

Standing Your Ground Against Justice: Murders Increase 300% »

In the five years before Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law took effect, there was an average 32.6 justifiable-homicides annually, with…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 308
Score: 3

Why The World Should Care About #BokoHaram »

While the world was captivated by the #CharlieHebdo massacre last week, a tragedy of different sorts was occurring in Nigeria.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 170
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

Justifiable Homicides, by Race »

Justifiable homicides are homicides in which the killer is found to have acted lawfully, as in instances of self-defense. For…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 496
Score: 2

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

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: 111
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

One Horrifying Statistic for Women, One Amazing Story »

According to the World Health Organization, 38 percent of murders of women worldwide are committed by an intimate partner. For…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 265
Score: 1

The Longmont Attack: Abortion Debate 2.0? »

An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that if a fetus were to die in the womb of a physically assaulted…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 54

Support for Death Penalty Falling in the United States »

A slow downward trend in support for the death penalty from Americans aged 65+ to those aged 30-44 drops again…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 46

Nigerian Trust in Elections Drops »

Boko Haram carried out one of it's most deadly attacks on the Nigerian people last week, killing up to 2,000…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 55

Drug Dogs: An Innocent Man's Worst Enemy, Latinos Especially »

Drug-sniffing dogs are often construed as infallible in court, but an experiment shows both how inaccurate and manipulatable by their…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 83

Murdered Journalists Covered Politics, War, Corruption »

The Committee to Protect Journalists reports that Politics, War & Corruption were the most frequent topics covered by journalists murdered…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 44

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: 54

More Law Enforcement Officers are Being Feloniously Killed »

Law enforcement officers who are killed while they were working in an official capacity, possess full arrest powers, and who…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 43

Murder in New York »

Over the past two decades there has been a significant decline in the number of murders committed in New York…

T S
by: T S
views: 69

Indicators that abuse may lead to murder »

Y-axis shows percentage of relationships which ended in either murder or abuse. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have identified items…

T S
by: T S
views: 53

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: 184

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: 85

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: 111

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: 150

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: 139

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: 153

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: 152

Drug Abuse Violation Arrests »

Possession of marijuana accounted for the largest percentage of arrests for drug abuse violations (43%). Sale/manufacturing of drugs only constituted…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 163

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: 183

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: 620