Violent Crime Victims and Offenders

Highlights Many reader questions regarding violent crime victims and offenders are answered by a recent report from the National Crime Survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice. Violent crime increased. Sexual assault reporting increased dramatically along with overall violent crimes reported to the police. Non-citizens do not have higher […]

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Highlights Many reader questions regarding violent crime victims and offenders are answered by a recent report from the National Crime Survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice. Violent crime increased. Sexual assault reporting increased dramatically along with overall violent crimes reported to the police. Non-citizens do not have higher […]

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Criminals And Guns-Why Cops Are Concerned

Highlights A very high percentage of violent offenders use or carry firearms per federal sources. What this means for police-involved shootings and public policy. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former […]

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Highlights A very high percentage of violent offenders use or carry firearms per federal sources. What this means for police-involved shootings and public policy. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former […]

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26 Million Victims of Identity Theft-93 Percent Without Police Involvement

Highlights Increasing numbers of Americans are victimized by identity theft, far more than any other crime. From the victim perspective, police involvement is minimal. It’s as if we have returned to the time of the Pinkertons. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state […]

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Highlights Increasing numbers of Americans are victimized by identity theft, far more than any other crime. From the victim perspective, police involvement is minimal. It’s as if we have returned to the time of the Pinkertons. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state […]

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Violent Crime Increasing in the US

Highlights Violent crime is increasing. For the National Crime Survey, most of the sixteen categories of violent crime rates increased from 2015 to 2017. First of a three-part series on crime in America. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. […]

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Highlights Violent crime is increasing. For the National Crime Survey, most of the sixteen categories of violent crime rates increased from 2015 to 2017. First of a three-part series on crime in America. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. […]

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If You Don’t Trust Cops, You Don’t Report Crimes?

Highlights Per new research, if you don’t trust cops, you’re less likely to report crimes. But people don’t report crimes for a wide variety of reasons, most having nothing to do with perceptions of law enforcement. Introduction There’s new research (summarized below) stating that “crime victims’ perceptions that they will be treated unfairly or not […]

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Highlights Per new research, if you don’t trust cops, you’re less likely to report crimes. But people don’t report crimes for a wide variety of reasons, most having nothing to do with perceptions of law enforcement. Introduction There’s new research (summarized below) stating that “crime victims’ perceptions that they will be treated unfairly or not […]

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24% Of American Households Victimized By Crime in 2018

Police Van Highlights 24% of households were victimized by violent or property crimes (excluding cybercrimes) in 2018, up from the 22% who said the same last year. Beyond the 24 percent of households victimized by violent and property crimes, 23% of U.S. households were victimized by cybercrime in 2018. Huge percentages of American households are victimized […]

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Police Van Highlights 24% of households were victimized by violent or property crimes (excluding cybercrimes) in 2018, up from the 22% who said the same last year. Beyond the 24 percent of households victimized by violent and property crimes, 23% of U.S. households were victimized by cybercrime in 2018. Huge percentages of American households are victimized […]

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Are States Truthful About Offender Recidivism?

Highlights States are claiming reduced recidivism yet national data states that five out of six prisoners are rearrested, many multiple times, and that the vast majority programs show little or no effect.  Given this, how is state reduction in recidivism possible? Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public […]

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Highlights States are claiming reduced recidivism yet national data states that five out of six prisoners are rearrested, many multiple times, and that the vast majority programs show little or no effect.  Given this, how is state reduction in recidivism possible? Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public […]

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Should Policing Be Like Military Service?

Highlights Should policing or corrections be like military service with a defined period of enlistment and benefits? More officers are dying by suicide than by gunfire and traffic accidents combined. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times […]

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Highlights Should policing or corrections be like military service with a defined period of enlistment and benefits? More officers are dying by suicide than by gunfire and traffic accidents combined. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times […]

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Most Violent Prisoners Serve Less Than Three Years in Prison

Highlights More than half (57 percent) of violent offenders served less than three years in prison per a new DOJ report. The average time an offender served in state prison was 2.6 years. Violent offenders served 54 percent of their maximum sentence, property offenders served 42 percent. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior […]

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Highlights More than half (57 percent) of violent offenders served less than three years in prison per a new DOJ report. The average time an offender served in state prison was 2.6 years. Violent offenders served 54 percent of their maximum sentence, property offenders served 42 percent. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior […]

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Half of Americans Believe Crime Is Very or Extremely Serious

Highlights Fear of crime declines but impacts half of Americans. Concern over crime shifts to personal data. 78 percent of Americans worry about crime a great deal or a fair amount, the same as health care, the number one issue. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for […]

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Highlights Fear of crime declines but impacts half of Americans. Concern over crime shifts to personal data. 78 percent of Americans worry about crime a great deal or a fair amount, the same as health care, the number one issue. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning public relations for […]

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