Detroit recorded 308 criminal homicides in 2010, a 15.4% drop from the previous year’s count of 364. Non-fatal shootings were also down 10.5% from the previous year. We the people should be concerned about this each and every day because it’s getting dangerous and out of hand. Detroit is the capital of Michigan and without it we pretty much don’t have anything. In 2007 analysis said that Detroit officials noted about 65 to 70 percent of homicides in the city were confined to a narcotics catalyst.
In Abilene, TX the crime rate per 100,000 people was 91.5 in 2009. The drop is not as significant as it was in Albany, but you could say crime was on the decline in the metropolitan area of Abilene, TX and Albany, GA. The area of Abilene, TX has had a steady decline in the crime of robbery since 2007 according to the UCR. The area of Albany, GA has gone up and down for the crime of robbery since 2007. The reason for the difference in numbers could be a number of factors.
(n.d.) Even though San Antonio had a much higher population rate than Dallas, looking at the Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics for Dallas and San Antonio shows that Dallas had more reported crimes and higher violent crime incidents. Dallas reported 9,161 violent crimes in 2010 while San Antonio only reported 546 in 2010. This shows me that either the crime rate was very low in San Antonio or the crimes went unreported by the Community or Police Departments. If I just
Crime Data Comparison Brittany N Mann CJA/314 October 24, 2011 Ronald Alter When comparing crime data from one metropolitan to another, one would find that will there are many similarities, there are also many difference. The differences regarding why robberies are committed and how many robberies are committed each year in the different areas. Baltimore and Philadelphia are too large metropolitan cities that are located near the small city I live in. Although Baltimore had decreased over the last year, Philadelphia has increased in the number of Robberies occurring. They both have a high rate of robberies, but Philadelphia has a larger robbery rate than Baltimore.
Personal Crime Analysis Dawn Wright CJA/354 July 4,2011 Kristin Mildenberger Personal Crime Analysis When an individual harms another individual of any age has just been committed of a personal crime. A personal crime, also known as violent crimes, which may result in an attempt to do the crime or the suspect has successfully completed the crime. Each jurisdiction are different by the way they run their units, most are running a homicide unit and a sex unit to take care of the hundreds of caseloads that are reported. Examples of personal crimes are homicide, assault, battery, mayhem, rape and statutory rape. The rates of these personal crimes vary depending on one’s judgement that has been made.
Juveniles were responsible for 16% of the violent crimes and 26% of all the property crimes that were on record throughout the United States. The statistic report shows that the arrest rate for juveniles who were charged with murder is at a rate of 3.8 per 100, 000 juveniles that were arrested in 2008.” The increase in drug offenses and simple assaults According to "Juvenile Justice Bulletin" (2008), “The report lists statistics for the juvenile drug abuse violations in 1994, 2007, and 2008. During the different years listed, the drug abuse violations continue to decrease. The report shows that the drug abuse violations resulted in 180,100 juvenile arrests.” “Simple assaults included in the chart were at zero reported; however, looking under the other assaults in the report there were 18% of the arrests reported to be
A startling 293 murders were reported in 2010 in Los Angeles and 32 murders for Long Beach and yet it is even more shocking to know there are far more forcible rapes that occur in both of these areas. I would think that population size, diversity and other environmental factors have something to do with the differences in these numbers. The murder rate seems to have decreased while forcible rape increased in both cities, with an additional 630 incidents in Los Angeles and an additional 102 incidents in Long Beach. On the other hand, for the past several years, crime rates have dropped continually. The Los Angeles Police Department reported in 2008 that
New York has been known for its crime rate, with a population of 17,999,657 and 99.8% of police departments reporting, there were 761 murders in 2009. The biggest difference between the crime rates in the two cities in the size of population. Even though New York has more murders, the numbers have steadily been reduced thanks to zero tolerance policy in New York. Between 1990 and 1997, the number of murders in New York has dropped from 2,262 to 767 which is 66% drop in the murder rate. In 1997 there were actually the fewest murder numbers in New York since 1967.
According to data from the United States and other industrialized countries, property and violent crime rise rapidly in the teenage years to a peak at about ages 16 and 18, respectively, with a decline thereafter until old age (Hirschi & Gottfredson 1983, Farrington 1986, Flanagan & Maguire 1990)”. Many people are likely to be the victim of a crime at some time in their life for example: car theft, electronic thefts or serious cases, a rape or murder. Many people who do not become victims and the people who do will be the criminals of crime. Crime seems to commonly be motivated by drug use and the need to purchase illegal drugs. At the same time, the increase of adults including many young people, are most likely get involved in regular drug use.
In 2010, drug abuse violations comprised 12.2 percent of all arrests and 14.9 percent of all Part II offense arrests (PCCD, 2012). Juvenile crime has been in a steady decline according to the 2010 report, but it does not show the true face of crime because it does not account for crime that is committed without being caught. In 2010, reported offenses totaled 931,606 in Pennsylvania. This is a 2.5 percent decrease from 2009 and both Part I and Part II offenses saw a decrease from 2009 (PCCD, 2012). Weed and Seed was an initiative by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency that takes an approach to community improvement through the use of crime reduction activities.