"Source Office for National Statistics Homicide data are provisional figures supplied by the police The number of homicides recorded by the police in 2013/14 (537) reduced by 21 compared with 2012/13 (558), homicide is at its lowest level since 1978 (when 532 were recorded). The reducing trend in murder and homicide is not reflected in a reduction in violence crime with injury across England and Wales (up 3% compared with last year)." (Wiki)
US: "The US homicide rate, which has declined substantially since 1992 from a rate per 100,000 persons of 9.8 to 4.5 in 2013, is still among the highest in the industrialized world. There were 13,716 homicides in the United States in 2013, including non-negligent manslaughter. (666,160 murders from 1960 to 1996). In 2004, there were 5.5 homicides for every 100,000 persons, roughly three times as high as Canada (1.9) and six times as high as Germany (0.9). A closer look at The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data indicates that per-capita homicide rates over the last 30 plus years on average, of major cities, New Orleans' average annual per capita homicide rate of 52 murders per 100,000 people overall (1980‚Äď2012) is the highest of U.S. cities ..." (Wiki)
jj wrote: Given the fruit of most of these institutions it will be good to see them go. Most men who come out of these places are no friends of the gospel, and cause more damage than good to people's souls.