Submitted by Michael Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg
The FBI has just released its Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) data for 2012, which complies arrest data for the whole of the USA. While the numbers have not changed much from the year before, the absolute numbers are stunning and I doubt most Americans are aware of how elevated and skewed they actually are.
The most stunning figure is that law enforcement made an estimated 12. (Read more…)2 million arrests in 2012.That’s an arrest almost every two seconds of every single day. That’s straight up horrifying. Of these arrests, only 521,196 were for violent crimes…
Read the rest here.
[VIA Max Keiser]