Recent History of Crime in America

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We Put a Lot of People in Jail

It Began With Ronald Reagan


But It's Going Down


Rehabilitation Does Not Work



But We Still Have a Homicide Problem

Another Problem



Since 1990 the strong economy has helped push the homicide rate down
 from 10% to 4.5% in 2014.


Some Data Indicates Poverty is Part of the Problem



This Should Help




We Have More of a Mental Health and
Substance Abuse Problem




U.S Doesn't Believe in Prevention





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Crime in Europe

Highest Proportions of Drug-Law Offenders Greece 37.3% - - 36.0%

Luxembourg 19.8% 26.4% 21.9% 20.7%

Sweden 18.4% 24.1% 22.9% 22.1%

Lowest Proportions of Drug-Offenders

Hungary 1.4% 1.7% 1.8% 2.1%

Romania 1.9% 3.6% 3.6% 3.6%

Slovakia 2.3% - 5.1% 4.6% - See more at: