The purpose of this article is to compare the crime statistics between Texas LTC and non-LTC holders for AGG ROBBERY for 2021. In Texas, AGG ROBBERY is defined as “robbery that is committed with a deadly weapon.” It is important to study the relationship between LTC holders and crime statistics to understand the impact of firearms-related laws on crime.
The 2021 AGG ROBBERY crime statistics for Texas LTC holders is 2 convictions out of a total of 533,213 LTC holders, which is 0.0004%. In comparison, the number of AGG ROBBERY convictions among non-LTC holders is 1524 convictions out of a total population of 29,449,133 people, which is 0.005%. This data indicates that Texas LTC holders are much less likely to commit an AGG ROBBERY than non-LTC holders.
Factors That May Contribute to the Difference in Crime Statistics Between Texas LTC and Non-LTC Holders
There are several factors that may contribute to the lower rate of AGG ROBBERY among Texas LTC holders. First, the background checks and eligibility requirements for obtaining an LTC in Texas are more stringent than for non-LTC holders. The training and education that LTC holders must go through before obtaining their license could also factor into the lower crime rate of this group. Furthermore, LTC holders may have a greater perception of risk and responsibility when handling firearms than non-LTC holders.
In conclusion, this article has compared the 2021 crime statistics of Texas LTC holders and non-LTC holders for AGG ROBBERY. The data indicated that LTC holders are far less likely to commit an AGG ROBBERY (0.0004%) than non-LTC holders (0.005%). It was then discussed that background checks and training requirements for LTC holders, as well as a perception of risk and responsibility among this group, may be contributing factors to the difference in crime statistics.