Category Crime

FBI Releases 2014 Crime Statistics

FBI Releases 2014 Crime Statistics Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation The estimated number of violent crimes in the nation decreased 0.2 percent in 2014 when compared with 2013 data, according to FBI figures released today. Property crimes decreased by 4.3 percent, marking the 12th straight year the collective estimates for these offenses declined. The 2014 […]

More than 1,600 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, New Study Finds

More than 1,600 Women Murdered by Men in One Year, New Study Finds Source: Violence Policy Center More than 1,600 women were murdered by men in 2013 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data. […]

Domestic Violence Counts: Census 2014 Report

Domestic Violence Counts: Census 2014 Report (PDF) Source: National Network to End Domestic Violence From press release: For the ninth consecutive year, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) conducted its annual National Census of Domestic Violence Services on September 10, 2014 and today released their analysis of that data in the report: Domestic […]

Federal White Collar Crime Prosecutions At 20-Year Low

Federal White Collar Crime Prosecutions At 20-Year Low Source: Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (Syracuse University) Federal prosecution of individuals identified by the government as white collar criminals is at its lowest level in the last twenty years, according to the latest data from the Justice Department. The available records show an overall decline that began […]

Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2014

Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2014 Source: Statistics Canada The police-reported Crime Severity Index (CSI), which measures both the volume and seriousness of crime in Canada and has a base index value of 100 for 2006, continued its downward trend in 2014, decreasing 3% from the previous year to 66.7 (Table 1a, Chart 1). This […]

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (USDOJ) Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report is the fourth edition of a comprehensive report on juvenile crime, victimization, and the juvenile justice system. The report consists of the most requested information on juveniles and the juvenile justice system […]

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2014 Source: National Center for Education Statistics A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in schools and colleges. This report presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the […]