The purpose of this article is to compare crime statistics between Texas LTC (License To Carry) and non-LTC holders for ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT for the year 2019. Assault Public Servant is defined as the intentional, knowing or reckless causing of bodily injury to a public servant while the public servant is lawfully discharging an official duty or in retaliation or on account of an exercise of official power or performance of an official duty as a public servant. It is important to study the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics to gain an understanding of who is committing these types of crimes and what factors may be contributing to these differences.
In Texas, there were 1 convictions for ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT among LTC holders in 2019, accounting for 0.017% of the total convictions for the same offense. In contrast, there were 752 convictions among non-LTC holders in 2019, representing 99.983% of the total convictions for ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT.
Factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders
The difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders may be attributed to the difference in background checks, training, and education received by each group. LTC holders are subject to stricter background checks and must meet certain eligibility criteria to obtain their license. They also typically receive more training and education than non-LTC holders, which may create a sense of responsibility and decrease the likelihood of criminal behavior. Additionally, LTC holders may perceive a greater risk of legal consequences for committing a crime, as compared to non-LTC holders.
In conclusion, this article explored the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT in 2019. It was found that there were 1 convictions among LTC holders and 752 convictions among non-LTC holders. This significant difference may be attributed to the difference in background checks, training, and education received by each group. The findings of this article have implications for both the LTC and non-LTC holders, as they demonstrate that owning a license to carry may reduce the likelihood of engaging in criminal behavior.