Officer, That Dog Doesn’t Have Water-Arrest That Man

Highlights There is a new DOJ document providing advice to law enforcement regarding animal cruelty. I understand how people view their pets and their belief that all animals should be treated humanely. I concur. If you mistreat animals, you are the lowest form of humanity. But criminal justice reform prosecutors are not pursuing trespassing, shoplifting […]

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Highlights There is a new DOJ document providing advice to law enforcement regarding animal cruelty. I understand how people view their pets and their belief that all animals should be treated humanely. I concur. If you mistreat animals, you are the lowest form of humanity. But criminal justice reform prosecutors are not pursuing trespassing, shoplifting […]

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Is The Rise in Property Crime Related To Criminal Justice Reform?

Highlights There is a rare increase in property crime. Some suggest that it’s the result of criminal justice reform. 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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Highlights There is a rare increase in property crime. Some suggest that it’s the result of criminal justice reform. 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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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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Crime Will Play A Major Role in the Midterm Elections

  Crime and Congress Highlights 78 percent of Americans worry about crime and violence a great deal or a fair amount, the same as health care, the number one issue-Gallup. If the Republicans keep control of the House of Representatives, it may be predicated on how their understanding of fear of crime and solutions that […]

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  Crime and Congress Highlights 78 percent of Americans worry about crime and violence a great deal or a fair amount, the same as health care, the number one issue-Gallup. If the Republicans keep control of the House of Representatives, it may be predicated on how their understanding of fear of crime and solutions that […]

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‘No Significant Change’ in Overall Violent Crime: Study

Violent crime against young adult males has increased, but there was no “statistically significant change” in the overall number of Americans who experienced violent crime, according to the most recent estimates from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).

Violent crime against young adult males has increased, but there was no “statistically significant change” in the overall number of Americans who experienced violent crime, according to the most recent estimates from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).

In a report released Wednesday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), the rate of violent criminal victimizations against males 12 years or older increased from 15.9 per 1,000 males to 19.6 per 1,000 from 2015 to 2016.

The report, based on revised estimates of criminal victimization from the 2016 NCVS, found that  among persons ages 25 to 34, violent victimizations increased from 21.8 to 28.4 per 1,000 persons over the same period.

The BJS also noted that the number of U.S. residents age 12 or older who reported they had experienced one or more violent criminal victimizations during the prior six months increased from 2.7 million to 2.9 million, but added “there was no statistically significant difference in the rate of overall violent victimization (18.6 compared to 19.7 per 1,000 persons age 12 or older).

Moreover, although the rate of aggravated assault increased slightly nationwide for all U.S. residents, the rate of rape or sexual assault decreased from 2015 to 2016 from 1.6 to 1.1 victimizations per 1,000 persons, BJS reported.

Property crimes reported to NCVS increased over the same period, from 110.7 to 118.6 victimizations per 1,000 households, the BJS said, estimating a total number of 15.8 million incidents.

The report, “Criminal Victimization, 2016: Revised (NCJ 252121),” was written by BJS statisticians Rachel E. Morgan, Ph.D., and Grace Kena.

The report can be downloaded here.  Related documents and additional information about BJS’s statistical publications and programs can be found on the BJS website at www.bjs.gov.

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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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Brett Kavanaugh, Sexual Assault And Unreported Violent Crimes

Highlights Most acts of violence (including rape) are not reported to the police. Not reporting victimization is a shared, common experience among many if not most Americans. 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 […]

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Highlights Most acts of violence (including rape) are not reported to the police. Not reporting victimization is a shared, common experience among many if not most Americans. 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 […]

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Homicides And Violent Crime May Increase for 2017

Baltimore Police Helicopter Highlights Based on an increase in gun-related homicides, it’s probable that there will be an increase in homicides for 2017 and concurrently, it’s possible that there will be an increase in overall violent crime. A multi-year overview of crime in the US is available at Crime in America. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired […]

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Baltimore Police Helicopter Highlights Based on an increase in gun-related homicides, it’s probable that there will be an increase in homicides for 2017 and concurrently, it’s possible that there will be an increase in overall violent crime. A multi-year overview of crime in the US is available at Crime in America. Author Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr. Retired […]

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We Can’t Agree on Basic Facts When Discussing Crime

Observations How to communicate effectively when people can’t agree on basic facts. Media and public relations are best served when we acknowledge that people hold beliefs that we may consider wrong or unsupportable, but insulting or disregarding those opinions causes people to entrench. When they do, they are no longer listening. Respect for the beliefs […]

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Observations How to communicate effectively when people can’t agree on basic facts. Media and public relations are best served when we acknowledge that people hold beliefs that we may consider wrong or unsupportable, but insulting or disregarding those opinions causes people to entrench. When they do, they are no longer listening. Respect for the beliefs […]

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