This article examines the relationship between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders and crime statistics in 2017, specifically concerning aggravated kidnapping/facilitate. Background checks and eligibility requirements are necessary to get a License To Carry (LTC). Training and education are expected to be taken by those who have an LTC to stay informed on current firearm laws and be responsible gun owners. This article will compare the crime statistics for LTC and non-LTC holders for aggravated kidnapping/facilitate and discuss potential factors that may contribute to the differences in crime statistics between the two groups.
The study showed that there were 0 convictions for aggravated kidnapping/facilitate in 2017 among Texas LTC holders, whereas there were 3 convictions among non-LTC holders. This statistic indicates that LTC holders were less likely to be convicted of this crime than non-LTC holders, as the percentage of convictions among LTC holders was 0%, while the percentage of convictions among non-LTC holders was 100%.
Factors that May Contribute to the Difference in Crime Statistics between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders
The background checks and eligibility requirements that must be met in order to obtain an LTC have been established to ensure that those who have an LTC are law-abiding citizens. Furthermore, training and education are expected to be taken by those who have an LTC to stay informed on current laws and be responsible gun owners. It is possible that this education and knowledge of the law may lead to fewer convictions among LTC holders for this specific crime.
The article has discussed the crime statistics for LTC and non-LTC holders for aggravated kidnapping/facilitate in 2017 in Texas. The data showed that there were 0 convictions for aggravated kidnapping/facilitate among LTC holders compared to 3 convictions among non-LTC holders, suggesting that LTC holders were less likely to be convicted of this crime than non-LTC holders. Factors such as background checks and eligibility requirements and training and education may have contributed to the lower conviction rate of LTC holders in this crime. It is important to continue to study the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics to ensure that gun laws remain efficient and effective.