The purpose of this article is to compare the crime statistics between Texas licensed to carry (LTC) and non-LTC holders for crime negligent homicide in 2016. Crime negligent homicide involves the negligent killing of another person due to the actions of the perpetrator. Understanding the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics is important as it helps to inform public policy, law enforcement, and public safety.

Crime Statistics Among Texas LTC Holders

In 2016, there were two convictions of crime negligent homicide among Texas LTC holders. This is compared to 36 convictions among non-LTC holders resulting in a difference of 94% in crime negligent homicide convictions.

Factors That May Contribute to the Difference in Crime Statistics

There are several factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders. These include background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC, the training and education provided to LTC holders, and the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders.


This article has compared the crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for crime negligent homicide in 2016. The data suggests that LTC holders are more likely to be law abiding citizens, as 94% of crime negligent homicide convictions were among non-LTC holders. This finding has implications for achieving and maintaining public safety, as well as developing public policies to reduce crime and ensure responsible gun ownership.

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