Comparing Crime Statistics of Texas LTC vs Non-LTC Holders

The purpose of this article is to compare crime statistics between Texas License to Carry (LTC) and non-LTC holders for Crim Negligent Homicide for the year 2018. Crim Negligent Homicide is defined as an unintentional death caused by a person who acted with criminal negligence in a way that resulted in a death. It is important to study the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics in order to effectively evaluate the overall impact of LTC holders in Texas.

Crime Statistics among Texas LTC Holders

The crime statistics for Crim Negligent Homicide among Texas LTC holders in 2018 were zero convictions. This is to be compared to the 43 convictions of non-LTC holders for the same offense in the same year, resulting in a 0% conviction rate for LTC holders and a 100% conviction rate for non-LTC holders.

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

There are a few factors that may have led to the stark difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders. The first factor is background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC. These requirements include being a certain age, a criminal record free from certain offenses and the completion of a training and education course. Secondly, the training and education that LTC holders receive is more comprehensive than that of a non-LTC holder and serves to inform them of their overall responsibility when handling a firearm. Additionally, LTC holders may have a greater perception of risk and responsibility as compared to non-LTC holders, and this could lead to more responsible behavior.


In conclusion, this article has discussed the comparison between crime statistics of Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for Crim Negligent Homicide in 2018. The results of the comparison show that LTC holders had a 0% conviction rate while non-LTC holders had a 100% conviction rate. It is likely that the differences in crime statistics between the two groups are due to background checks, training and education, and the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders. Overall, this data suggests that LTC holders are more likely to be law abiding citizens than non-LTC holders.

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