Comparing Crime Statistics Between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders for Abandon/Endanger Child Crim Negligence in 2016
This article examines the relationship between crime statistics in Texas for "abandon/endanger child crim negligence" and holders of a Texas Licensed to Carry (LTC) permit. It discusses the differences in crime statistics among Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for the offense of "abandon/endanger child crim negligence" for the year 2016. The article also examines potential factors that may contribute to the crime statistics differences between the two groups.
Texas LTC holders had 0 convictions for abandon/endanger child crim negligence in 2016, whereas non-LTC holders had 294 convictions for the same crime. This resulted in a 0% conviction rate among LTC holders compared to a 100% conviction rate among non-LTC holders.
Factors That May Contribute to the Difference in Crime Statistics Between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders
A key factor that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders is the background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining a LTC permit. Additionally, due to the required training and education for LTC holders, the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders may also be higher than that of non-LTC holders.
This article examined the differences in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for abandon/endanger child crim negligence in 2016. It was determined that LTC holders had a 0% conviction rate, while non-LTC holders had a 100% conviction rate. Factors such as the background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC, the training and education required of LTC holders, and the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders were identified as potential contributing factors to this difference in crime statistics. This information has implications for public safety in Texas and should be taken into consideration when discussing the role of firearms in crime.