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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US Ranks Third For Women And Sexual Violence

Observation Thomson Reuters-“The only Western nation in the top 10 was the United States, which ranked joint third when respondents were asked where women were most at risk of sexual violence…” Gallup-64 percent of US women feel safe walking alone at night where they live. Crime in America-“Without an assurance of safety, the progress of women […]

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Observation Thomson Reuters-“The only Western nation in the top 10 was the United States, which ranked joint third when respondents were asked where women were most at risk of sexual violence…” Gallup-64 percent of US women feel safe walking alone at night where they live. Crime in America-“Without an assurance of safety, the progress of women […]

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Does #Metoo Apply To All Violent Victimizations?

Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Does #Metoo Apply To All Violent Victimizations?

Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Observations If the #metoo movement wants sexual abusers held accountable, why doesn’t the same philosophy apply to all violent crime offenders? Is one violent victim more worthy than others? “It’s not about rooting out the bad apples; we need to focus on the whole barrel.” Why doesn’t, “real consequences for bad behavior,” apply to everyone […]

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Released Prisoners Commit Two Million Crimes-Five Arrests Per Offender

Observations Offender recidivism is extremely high. It doesn’t matter if you are pro or anti sentencing reform or any manner of lessening the impact of incarceration, the number of arrests after release from prison is astounding. We debate the efficacy and morality of prison sentences, but considering that only 42 percent of felony convictions result […]

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Observations Offender recidivism is extremely high. It doesn’t matter if you are pro or anti sentencing reform or any manner of lessening the impact of incarceration, the number of arrests after release from prison is astounding. We debate the efficacy and morality of prison sentences, but considering that only 42 percent of felony convictions result […]

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Massive Child Sex Abuse and Crime

Observations Child sex abuse and physical violence is part of the experience of 80-90 percent of women offenders. The sexual abuse history of women offenders is routinely ignored. If we are going to end the crime problem in this country, then we must stop ignoring physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. […]

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Observations Child sex abuse and physical violence is part of the experience of 80-90 percent of women offenders. The sexual abuse history of women offenders is routinely ignored. If we are going to end the crime problem in this country, then we must stop ignoring physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. […]

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Facebook Bans Violence, Crime and Criminal Behavior-Is That Possible?

Observations Facebook is banning violence, crime and criminal behaviors from its platform (see guidelines below). Social media is now a super-highway for mass murderers and their grievances. It’s also used for day-to-day criminal activity. Can offenders communicate criminal intentions without being obvious? Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning […]

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Observations Facebook is banning violence, crime and criminal behaviors from its platform (see guidelines below). Social media is now a super-highway for mass murderers and their grievances. It’s also used for day-to-day criminal activity. Can offenders communicate criminal intentions without being obvious? Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Retired federal senior spokesperson. Thirty-five years of award-winning […]

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Violent Crimes Reported to Police Hit Record Lows

Observation In 2016, fewer than half (42%) of violent crimes were reported to police. This is the lowest percentage of violent crimes reported since 1998. It was 51.1 percent in 2010. The data is based on the National Crime Survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice, designed to review […]

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Observation In 2016, fewer than half (42%) of violent crimes were reported to police. This is the lowest percentage of violent crimes reported since 1998. It was 51.1 percent in 2010. The data is based on the National Crime Survey from the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice, designed to review […]

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Brain Injuries, Mental Health, PTSD and Substance Abuse Explain Criminal Behavior

Observations You can explain dysfunctional criminal behavior by looking at the data on traumatic brain injuries, mental health, PTSD and substance abuse. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired. Thirty-five years of public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for […]

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Observations You can explain dysfunctional criminal behavior by looking at the data on traumatic brain injuries, mental health, PTSD and substance abuse. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired. Thirty-five years of public relations for national and state criminal justice agencies. Interviewed multiple times by every national news outlet. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for […]

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Predicting School Violence, Mass Shooters and Violent Crime

Questions Can we predict school or mass shooters? Can we predict future violence? Can we predict criminals who will re-offend and return to the criminal justice system? 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 […]

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Questions Can we predict school or mass shooters? Can we predict future violence? Can we predict criminals who will re-offend and return to the criminal justice system? 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 […]

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