Posted in A2 Sociology: Crime and Deviance, GCSE Sociology

Crime and Deviance

Jon Snow tears into pro- gun campaigner

Check out the following website – it compares US crime with UK crime. The most shocking statistic is that there are 669 times more murders with firearms in the US than the UK!

http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/compare/United-Kingdom/United-States/Crime

Also, The Guardian have been tracking people killed by the police in the USA. Black Americans are more than twice as likely to be killed by police than white Americans:

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2015/jun/01/the-counted-police-killings-us-database

 

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Sociology and Media Studies teacher at Hazelwick School, West Sussex. Former teacher at Felpham Community College and Doha College

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