Crime Statistics

  • There were approximately 25 million crimes commited in the United States during 2006.
  • 25% of all crimes (over 6 million) were violent crimes.
  • Aggravated assault acounted for over 60% of all violent crimes in 2006.
  • Only 21% of all aggravated assaults involved a weapon.
  • Robberies account for over 30% of all violent crimes.
  • The majority of all robberies, over 40%, occured on the streets and highways.
  • Fire arms were used in over 40% of all robbery cases.
  • Ages 12-24 were the most likely to become victims of a violent crime. With those between 18-21 being the most likely.
  • It is estimated that 5 out of 6 people will become a victim of either an attempted or completed violent crime during their lifetime.

Women and Rape Statistics

  • Nearly 20% of all women will be a sexually assaulted in their lifetime
  • Over 50% of all rape victims were under the age of 25.
  • College women are 4 times more likely to be sexually assaulted.
  • 1 in 4 women will become a victim of a sexual assault on a college campus.
  • There were over 250,000 reported sexual assault victims in 2006. That is one every 2 minutes. It is belived that this accounts for only 40% all cases since 60% are not reported.
  • Nearly 80% of all rapes are committed by someone the victim knows.
  • Less than 5% of all rapists will ever be convicted and imprisoned.

After reading these statistics, have you considered what your child safety plan is? Are you doing everything in your power to keep your child safe and sound?

Do You know where Your Child is At all Times?