Homicide Rate Reaches a 40 Year Low

The homicide rate in America dropped to a rate of 4.8 homicides for each 100,000 residents during 2010. This is the lowest level recorded in 40 years according to the research released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics recently. Most of the decline occurred around and in the biggest cities in the country. Cities with […]

Rising Child Poverty Could Increase Future Crime Rates

As the number of children living in poverty rises, national law enforcement groups are worried that crime rates will rise as these children become adults. A group comprised of over 5,000 prosecutors, police chiefs and sheriffs from all over the country known as Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, are pushing for programs to help these […]

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