A few facts:
24 million victimizations,by felons who folks want to give back their voting rights?
Compare>>>>> 2,000 people killed by police officers since 1990.>>>>>>>
To the more than 189 police officers are assaulted every day in the U.S. (62,000 assaulted yearly)and rising (that is one out of every nine), with 21,000 injured. Many are permanently disabled
>>>talk about brutality?
1. Million plus permanently paralyzed and disabled law enforcement officers who have been 'Hit In The Line of Duty'.
2. For the last ten years.
Each year, between 140 and 160 officers are killed in the line of duty
again compared to police officers killing folks.
On average, a law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty every 57 hours in America.
Between 1976 and 1998, of the over 1,800 officers killed-- not including 1999 to present day 2005.
"¢16% were on disturbance calls
"¢14% were in robbery arrest situations
"¢14% were investigating suspicious persons/circumstances
"¢13% were making traffic pursuits/stops
"¢13% were attempting arrests for offenses other than robbery or burglary
"¢10% were in ambush situations
"¢7% were in an arrest situation involving drug-related matters
"¢5% were in a burglary arrest situation arrests
"¢6% were in other situations
Of the 901 assailants identified in the killing of law enforcement officers from 1989-98 --
"¢almost half had a prior conviction
"¢almost one-fifth were on probation or parole at the time.
Most law enforcement officers are killed with firearms, particularly handguns.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics
5 million ex-inmates and 13 percent male black people (see Milenio, Mexico, Oct. 22 2004).
that firgure out to____________________? felons that comitted crimes against the people.
Violent crimes pose a serious threat to people's lives. According to a report released by the Department of Justice of the United States on Nov. 29, 2004, in 2003 residents aged 12 and above in the United States experienced about 24 million victimizations, and there occurred 1,381,259 murders, robberies and other violent crimes, averaging 475 cases per 100,000 people. Among them there were 16,503 homicides, up 1.7 percent over 2002, or nearly six cases in every 100,000 residents, and one of every 44 Americans aged above 12 was victimized.