2020 LTC/Non-LTC Convictions: AGG SEXUAL ASSLT CHILD

Introduction

The purpose of this article is to compare crime statistics between Texas Licensed To Carry (LTC) holders and non-LTC holders for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child for 2020. Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, which is a felony in the state of Texas, is defined as any person who causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child by any means, or causes the penetration of the mouth of a child by the sexual organ of the actor. It is important to study the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics to gain a better understanding of the potential risks associated with owning firearms.

Crime Statistics among Texas LTC Holders

Crime statistics for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child show that there were 7 convictions among Texas LTC holders in 2020, representing a 0.16% conviction rate. In comparison, there were 409 convictions among non-LTC holders in 2020, representing a 8.86% conviction rate.

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

Several factors 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, required training and education for LTC holders, and the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders. Background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC may help to reduce the potential for dangerous individuals from obtaining firearms. Additionally, required training and education for LTC holders helps to increase their knowledge of firearms safety and handling. Finally, the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders may result in increased caution when handling firearms.

Conclusion

This article compared crime statistics between Texas LTC holders and non-LTC holders for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child in 2020. The findings show that the conviction rate of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child among Texas LTC holders was 0.16%, while the conviction rate among non-LTC holders was 8.86%. Factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders include background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC, required training and education for LTC holders, and the perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders. The findings of this article have implications for those with the higher percentage of crime statistics, as this indicates the need for further investigation into how to reduce the likelihood of such crimes occurring among those groups.

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