Recent History of Crime in America

 

We Put a Lot of People in Jail

 

 
 


It Began With Ronald Reagan

 
 


But We Still Have a Homicide 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: http://www.drugwarfacts.org/cms/EU#sthash.0I0GQby0.dpuf