2017 LTC/Non-LTC Convictions: AGG ASSLT CAUSES SERIOUS BODILY INJ

Comparing Crime Statistics Between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders in 2017

Introduction

This article aims to compare crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for AGG ASSLT CAUSES SERIOUS BODILY INJ for 2017. AGG ASSLT CAUSES SERIOUS BODILY INJ, or aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury, refers to an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. Aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury is classified as a felony in the state of Texas. The purpose of studying the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics is to better inform policy decisions about the issuance of LTC.

Crime Statistics among Texas LTC Holders

According to the 2017 crime statistics released by the Texas Department of Public Safety, 2 convictions for AGG ASSLT CAUSES SERIOUS BODILY INJ were recorded among Texas LTC holders. This corresponds to 0.03% of all Texas LTC holders. In comparison, 498 convictions for AGG ASSLT CAUSES SERIOUS BODILY INJ were recorded among non-LTC holders, which corresponds to 0.45% of the population.

Factors that May Contribute to the Difference in Crime Statistics between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders

The stark difference between crime statistics for Texas LTC and non-LTC holders may be attributed to several factors. One possible factor is the background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC. All LTC applicants must go through a rigorous background check process and meet the eligibility requirements established by the Texas Department of Public Safety. In addition, all LTC holders are required to complete a mandatory training and education program as part of their license renewal. This may contribute to the heightened perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders, further reducing the likelihood of committing a crime.

Conclusion

This article examined the crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for AGG ASSLT CAUSES SERIOUS BODILY INJ for 2017. It was found that 2 convictions were recorded among Texas LTC holders, which corresponds to 0.03% of the population. In comparison, 498 convictions were recorded among non-LTC holders, corresponding to 0.45% of the population. Several factors were identified which may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders such as background checks, eligibility requirements, and training and education. The findings imply that LTC holders are more likely to be law-abiding citizens than non-LTC holders.

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