The purpose of this article is to compare crime statistics between Texas LTC (License to Carry) and non-LTC holders for ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT in 2020. ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT is defined as “intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing bodily injury to a public servant.” It is important to examine the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics in order to provide an accurate representation of how licensure affects the rate and severity of crimes in an area.
For 2020, the crime statistics among Texas LTC holders for ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT were 0 convictions compared to 443 convictions among non-LTC holders. This suggests that LTC holders are significantly less likely to engage in criminal activity than non-LTC holders and are more likely to be law-abiding citizens.
Factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders
The low rate of criminal activity among LTC holders may be attributed to the rigorous background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC. Additionally, LTC holders are required to partake in training and education which may instill a sense of responsibility in firearm safety and ownership. Furthermore, LTC holders may perceive a heightened risk of penalty for unlawful behavior, thus deterring them from committing a crime.
In summary, this article compared crime statistics among Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for ASSAULT PUBLIC SERVANT in 2020. The data suggested that LTC holders are significantly less likely to engage in criminal activities than their non-LTC counterparts. The difference in crime statistics may be attributed to the background checks and eligibility requirements, training and education, and perception of risk and responsibility among LTC holders. It is clear that LTC holders are more likely to be law-abiding citizens than non-LTC holders.