Credit where credit is due
Property crime has a significant impact on communities. Bureau of Justice Statistics’ National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data released in September 2011 shows how many more people were victims of property crime than violent crime in 2010. Overall, U.S. residents age 12 or older experienced an estimated 3.8 million violent victimizations, 14.8 million property victimizations and 138,000 personal thefts (picked pockets and snatched purses). The good news is fewer people were victims of...