While I have previously pointed out that blacks commit the most violent crimes , Hispanic still commit considerably more crimes than whites. Let me explain how I have reached this conclusion through a careful analysis of crime statistics.read more
In the previous articles in this series I discussed how the illegal immigrants commit more crimes, especially drug trafficking, and how the crimes they commit add to the crime problem already facing America. The younger more recent illegal immigrants are the prime...read more
The Opioid Crisis
Some recommendations of how to overcome the current problems with opioids and other drugs. Some of these suggestions include creating a drug sales court, setting up separate wings in the prisons for drug traffickers, and publicizing the names of individuals sentenced under drug laws.read more
Like Singapore, China has had a long history of capital punishment as a legal penalty for murder and drug trafficking, though unlike Singapore, China uses lethal injection or a gunshot. China executes more prisoners than any other country each year, in part because it...read more
The Citizen-Police Divide
Why There Is a Wrong Perception about the Number of Shootings of Citizen By Cops The Real Number is Much Lower Today, there is an apparent uptick in the number of fatal shootings of citizens by cops. However, as discussed in my book Cops Aren’t Such Bad Guys, this...read more
Provides a brief overview of the way American Leadership Books offers suggestions on dealing with the opioid crisis in the U.S.
American Leadership Books also has other books on fixing the U.S. criminal justice system, the U.S. prison system, U.S. corrections system, and the U.S. courts, prosecutors, and defense attorneys. There is also a book on the American political system, dealing with the Great National Divides that have split the national based on racial, ethnic, and demographic characteristics, including occupation, income, education, and divisions between North and South, rural and urban America, and the Coast and Midwest. The book is written from a conservative perspective for those with conservative politics and suggests ways of fixing and reforming the system.
Presents the arguments of those favoring the death penalty and describes why these arguments might not work, and notes how it would be hard to draw the line in deciding what penalties to impose.
The video is inspired by the book Dealing with Crime by Illegal Immigrants and the Opioid Crisis: What to Do about the Two Big Social and Criminal Justice Issues of today, published by American Leadership Books which specializes in books on the U.S. criminal justice system, the U.S. prison system, U.S. corrections system, and the U.S. courts, prosecutors, and defense attorneys.read more
The US Prison System
Given that recidivism is a major source of crime and is one result of over-incarceration, the question becomes -- what to do to reduce recidivism? There are several approaches that have been found to work, and I’ll describe them briefly here, followed by my...read more
Reducing recidivism is a key way to both reduce crime and costs, so any strategies to reduce recidivism, even if more costly in the near term, can be much more cost effective in the long term. It’s a subject I discuss at length in The Costly U.S. Prison System. One...read more