Tag: crime

America’s Rap Sheet: Has Crime Ever Been Worse in America?

America’s Rap Sheet: Has Crime Ever Been Worse in America?

April 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You hear about the worst of the worst, the shooting sprees, the psychopaths, but how is day to day crime in America? Criminal Justice Degree Hub takes a look at crime in America within the following infographic.

Locked Up: Incarceration Trends in America

Locked Up: Incarceration Trends in America

March 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Since 2002, the United States has maintained the highest incarceration rate in the world. Although prison populations are increasing in various parts of the world, more than 1 percent of American adults are now behind bars; equating to 1 out of 100 American adults (which surpasses any other nation on earth). In fact, the USA holds 25 percent of the world’s prisoners.

Anatomy of a Burglary

Anatomy of a Burglary

March 5, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Even if you live in an area with a low crime rate, there is always a chance that you might be burgled. Knowing the targets, timings and thinking of a burglar can help you know where to improve your home’s security. Check out this handy infographic for more information.

Top 10 US Fraudsters of All Time

Top 10 US Fraudsters of All Time

February 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The top 10 fraudsters in American history! These guys were responsible for defrauding people out of BILLIONS of dollars. You’ve probably heard their names before, but this infographic shows you what they did, the impact of their crimes and how they were dealt with once caught.

What Are the Chances of Your Home Being Burglarized?

What Are the Chances of Your Home Being Burglarized?

January 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Is your home one of the over 2.2 million homes that thieves will burglarize this year? That is how many homes are burglarized annually in the United States, according to the FBI. This infographic will show you how to take precautions to protect yourself, your valuable and most importantly, your family.

The Criminal States of America

The Criminal States of America

January 28, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

When you turn on the news, it’s no surprise to see reports of violent crimes or robberies. You may see these stories affect your daily life, by being more wary of your surroundings, taking self-defense classes, or even starting a neighborhood watch program. But do you know how your state ranks compared to others in crime rates?

Internet Crimes

Internet Crimes

December 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The Internet provides a fairly infinite amount of opportunity. Unfortunately, some individuals view that as opportunity for criminal deeds. From spam to scams, there is a wide range of criminal activity that has sprung up online; much of which can land you behind bars.

You Have the Right to Remain Out of Prison

You Have the Right to Remain Out of Prison

December 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Knowing your rights can get you out of a sticky situation with the police. Check out the infographic below presented by Online-Paralegal-Programs.com to learn more.

Mass Shootings: Acceleration

Mass Shootings: Acceleration

November 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Mass killings have occurred for a long time in the world and America but recently random acts of violence in public have been on the rise. Here Security Degree Hub has a look at the history of mass killings throughout the 20th century.

How Likely Are You To Get Burgled?

How Likely Are You To Get Burgled?

November 8, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Ever wondered the chances of you getting robbed in New York, California, New Orleans, and Alaska? Well this handy interactive infographic from the folks at SimpliSafe tells you in less than 5 seconds.

Of Cops and Cookies: How Police are Using Computers to Solve Crimes

Of Cops and Cookies: How Police are Using Computers to Solve Crimes

October 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

With the use of computers and technology police are now able to solve crimes faster and more efficiently. Check out the infographic below to learn more.

Stay Safe Out There

Stay Safe Out There

September 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Crime is an ever-present problem, whether it’s at home, or on the road. Top Criminal Justice Schools has created an infographic entitled “Stay Safe Out There” full of tips and statistics behind crimes and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from burglary, robbery, and vehicle theft.

The Real Cost of Auto Theft

The Real Cost of Auto Theft

August 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Auto theft is one of the most common crimes in the U.S., and if it happens to you, the hidden costs can easily break the bank. With thieves becoming more brazen every day, your best defense is a high-tech recovery device that gets your car back quickly and with less damage. A speedy recovery makes a huge difference in cost and convenience, and helps police nab the criminals.

How To Protect Yourself From A Lawless America

How To Protect Yourself From A Lawless America

August 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Home burglaries are all too prevalent in the United States. Having the security of one’s home violated and personal possessions stolen is something everyone would like to avoid. While there is no foolproof way to completely prevent burglaries, there are steps that you can take to protect your home from break-ins.