2019 LTC/Non-LTC Convictions: PUBLIC LEWDNESS

Comparing Crime Statistics between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders for PUBLIC LEWDNESS, 2019

The purpose of this article is to compare crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for PUBLIC LEWDNESS for 2019. According to Title 9 Chapter 42 of the Texas Penal Code, PUBLIC LEWDNESS involves the “willful act of any person in a public place where others are present who, with intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of any person, exposes his/her anus or genitals.” Examining the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics is important to ensure public safety as firearm-related incidents can be incredibly serious.

Crime statistics among Texas LTC holders

In 2019, there were 0 convictions for PUBLIC LEWDNESS involving Texas LTC holders. In comparison, there were 28 convictions for PUBLIC LEWDNESS among non-LTC holders. This means Texas LTC holders have 0% for PUBLIC LEWDNESS convictions, whereas non-LTC holders have 100% for PUBLIC LEWDNESS convictions.

Factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders

There are several potential factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders. These include background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC, training and education for LTC holders, as well as the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders.

Conclusion

This article compared crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for PUBLIC LEWDNESS in 2019. In 2019, there were 0 convictions for PUBLIC LEWDNESS involving Texas LTC holders (0%), which is significantly lower compared to 28 convictions for non-LTC holders (100%). Potential factors that may contribute to this difference include background checks, eligibility requirements, training and education, as well as the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders.

The findings from this article suggest that LTC holders are more likely to be law abiding citizens due to the rigorous requirements and training that is necessary to obtain an LTC. These findings have important implications for public safety and the reduction of firearm-related incidents.

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