Does The US Have The Highest Rates For Violent Crime?

Introduction A reader insists that the United States has the world’s highest rates of crime and violence and takes me to task for not saying so. That’s not surprising due to the incessant coverage of crime and mass shootings by local and national media. There are many nations where the crime problem is much worse. […]

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Introduction A reader insists that the United States has the world’s highest rates of crime and violence and takes me to task for not saying so. That’s not surprising due to the incessant coverage of crime and mass shootings by local and national media. There are many nations where the crime problem is much worse. […]

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Violent and Property Crime Increases Per USDOJ

Police Van Highlights Violent crime increased for a variety of categories. Property crime saw the first increase since 2013. 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 Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention […]

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Police Van Highlights Violent crime increased for a variety of categories. Property crime saw the first increase since 2013. 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 Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention […]

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National Violent Crime Remains Consistent

Highlights Violent crime remains flat. Many cities continue to be plagued by violence. 78 percent of Americans worry about crime and violence a great deal or a fair amount. 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 […]

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Highlights Violent crime remains flat. Many cities continue to be plagued by violence. 78 percent of Americans worry about crime and violence a great deal or a fair amount. 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 […]

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The US Is One Of The World’s Safest Countries

Issues Some suggest that the United States is one of the world’s most violent countries. Some suggest that it’s comparatively safe. Who is correct? The 2018 Global Law and Order report presents the results from Gallup’s latest measurements of people’s answers to safety-oriented questions based on more than 148,000 interviews with adults in 142 countries […]

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Issues Some suggest that the United States is one of the world’s most violent countries. Some suggest that it’s comparatively safe. Who is correct? The 2018 Global Law and Order report presents the results from Gallup’s latest measurements of people’s answers to safety-oriented questions based on more than 148,000 interviews with adults in 142 countries […]

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Mouthy Offenders And Violence

  Prison Cells Observations Per data, offenders can be verbal, intoxicated people who overreact to perceived provocations that result in criminal violence. We see crime and violence as a statistic.  Offenders see a reality where aggressive and chaotic behaviors are often in their best interest. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for […]

  Prison Cells Observations Per data, offenders can be verbal, intoxicated people who overreact to perceived provocations that result in criminal violence. We see crime and violence as a statistic.  Offenders see a reality where aggressive and chaotic behaviors are often in their best interest. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for […]

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56 Percent Say Reducing Crime Is A Top Priority

Observations 56 percent of Americans believe that crime needs to be reduced. 68 percent of Americans believe that crime is increasing. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of […]

Observations 56 percent of Americans believe that crime needs to be reduced. 68 percent of Americans believe that crime is increasing. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of […]

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Violent Crime Reduction Needs Context

Observations A small reduction in violent crime for the first six months of 2017 is good news, and we all hope it continues, but declaring that violent crime is declining or will decline for all of 2017 is a stretch at best. When compared to twenty years of crime data, the 2017 numbers are mushy and somewhat […]

Observations A small reduction in violent crime for the first six months of 2017 is good news, and we all hope it continues, but declaring that violent crime is declining or will decline for all of 2017 is a stretch at best. When compared to twenty years of crime data, the 2017 numbers are mushy and somewhat […]

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Race and Violent Crime

Police Van Observation Half (51 percent) of violent victimizations from 2012 to 2015 were intraracial. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former Director of Information […]

Police Van Observation Half (51 percent) of violent victimizations from 2012 to 2015 were intraracial. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Former Director of Information […]

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Who’s Right on Crime?

Observations Antonin (Anthony) Scalia (deceased) and Ruth Bader Ginsburg (current) were friends and Associate Justices for the U.S. Supreme Court. They were fierce ideological opponents. Both agreed that their friendship and willingness to debate made their Supreme Court decisions stronger, and their personal lives better. We need to move from argument winning to problem-solving. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five […]

Observations Antonin (Anthony) Scalia (deceased) and Ruth Bader Ginsburg (current) were friends and Associate Justices for the U.S. Supreme Court. They were fierce ideological opponents. Both agreed that their friendship and willingness to debate made their Supreme Court decisions stronger, and their personal lives better. We need to move from argument winning to problem-solving. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five […]

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Why Violent Crime Increased

Observations To the tens of thousands of victims of increasing violent crime, telling them that, statistically, they have never lived in safer times seems uncouth and disrespectful. Lacking social indicators as to poverty or jobs (unemployment is currently at an all-time low), the only explanation for the rise in violent crime is the morale of […]

Observations To the tens of thousands of victims of increasing violent crime, telling them that, statistically, they have never lived in safer times seems uncouth and disrespectful. Lacking social indicators as to poverty or jobs (unemployment is currently at an all-time low), the only explanation for the rise in violent crime is the morale of […]

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