The purpose of this article is to compare the number of convictions for trafficking of person in 2020 between holders of a Texas License to Carry (LTC) and non-LTC holders. In addition, the article will explore factors that may contribute to the difference in crime statistics between these two groups.

Crime Statistics Among Texas LTC Holders

In 2020, there were 0 convictions for trafficking of person among holders of a Texas LTC. This compares to 2 convictions for the same crime among non-LTC holders in the same time period, making the conviction rate for Texas LTC holders 0% and for non-LTC holders 100%.

Factors That May Contribute To The Difference in Crime Statistics Between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders

There are several potential factors that may be contributing to the low conviction rate among LTC holders. Firstly, obtaining an LTC requires applicants to pass background checks and meet certain eligibility requirements. Secondly, LTC holders must also demonstrate a level of proficiency in the safe use and handling of firearms as part of their training. Finally, LTC holders may recognize the potential risk associated with committing a crime and take extra precautions to avoid any involvement with criminal activities.


This article has compared the crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for trafficking of person in 2020. It was shown that LTC holders had 0% convictions for this crime while non-LTC holders had 100%. Potential factors that may have contributed to the difference in conviction rates have also been discussed, such as background checks, training, and perception of risk. The implications of these findings is that LTC holders may be more likely to be law-abiding citizens than non-LTC holders.

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