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Christina Sessions

Tyler Texas Crime Rate Statistics Unit 2 Law Enforcement Professor Walker 04/01/2012

I have done a research over the crime statistics activity over the past 3 years in Tyler, Texas. I have done a crime statistics for major/minor offense for murder and manslaughter, robbery, rape, aggravated assault, arson, motor vehicle and other crime activities. The crime rate for violent and the property crime rate has decreased since 2009. The crime rate for Tyler has increased higher than the national violent crime rate by 23.14% and Tyler has also increased higher than the national property crime rate by 94.15%. In 2009 the city of Tyler violent crime rate has increased higher than Texas by 7.71% and the property crime rate has increased higher than Texas by 46.79%.
I am going to give you the rates from 2009 to 2012 crime rate for Tyler TX. I was not born and raised here but I moved to Tyler TX. in 2003 and since I have moved here I have heard and even saw the news on different crimes that has been committed here. I even had knew someone personally that had committed a crime here. The answer I always wanted to know is why they are committing these crimes. Many kids or teens grow up in broking homes, violent abuse, verbal and physical abuse from parents or other family members and also by babysitters or neighborhood friends. Some kids don’t know which way to turn or how to turn to so some turn toward drugs, some even turn toward gangs, and some turn toward friends and etc. those kids who turn toward the drugs tends to get in trouble and get high then the grades...

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