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The federal government spent over $1.3 billion to clear the rape kit backlog since 2011, but a USAFacts analysis uncovered thousands of rape kits awaiting testing in 2022.
The sources, gaps, and limitations of existing data on the national rape kit backlog.
The FBI relied heavily on estimates for 2021 crime statistics due to low response rates from law enforcement agencies.
Most hate crimes committed in the US have been motivated by race.
Black Americans saw a rise in police threats and nonfatal use of force in recent years.
A look at the Government Accountability Office's high risk list. Plus, here's the background on what the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives tracks to help understand how guns end up at crime scenes.
USAFacts’ 10-K report tells a story about the quality of life for kids in the last 10 years.
Thirty-six percent of guns traced to female buyers were used in a crime within one year of purchase, 12 points higher than male buyers.
The 2021–22 school year had the highest rate of restricted reports since 2007.
Despite a lack of FBI violent crime data, violent crime did not necessarily increase in the cities affected by the TikTok “Kia Boys” challenge.
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