This article aims to compare the crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for UNL CARRY WEAPON/WEAPONS FREE ZONE for 2016. UNL CARRY WEAPON/WEAPONS FREE ZONE is an area designated by the state of Texas wherein carrying of firearms is strictly prohibited and doing so will be subject to relevant legal punishments. It is essential to be aware of the crime statistics of each group to understand the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics.
The crime statistics among Texas LTC holders for UNL CARRY WEAPON/WEAPONS FREE ZONE indicates zero convictions while non-LTC holders had six convictions. This indicates that the LTC holders were 0% convicted while non-LTC holders were 100% convicted in this area.
Factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders
The differences in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders may be attributed to the stricter background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC. Furthermore, the training and education for LTC holders may give them a better understanding of the risks and responsibilities that come with owning and using firearms, thus reducing the likelihood of them committing crimes. Finally, the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders may also play a role in their decisions to abide by the laws and regulations of the UNL CARRY WEAPON/WEAPONS FREE ZONE.
This article discussed crime statistics among Texas LTC and non-LTC holders in UNL CARRY WEAPON/WEAPONS FREE ZONE for 2016. The results showed that the LTC holders had 0% convictions while the non-LTC holders had 100% convictions. This difference may be due to the stricter eligibility requirements and training for the LTC holders, as well as the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders. The findings of this article demonstrate that LTC holders are more likely to be law abiding citizens than non-LTC holders.