Archive for January, 2012

Decrease In National Crime

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

As we have all come to be aware with change is certainly inevitable. From trends, technology, to even what we eat everything around us can usually be seen changing fast or slow. Usually, one expects change to be simply good or bad. In so many instances we have seen things go from one to the other or back in a matter of days, and even moments. However, change is inevitable especially as we begin to look at a new day, a new month, and a new year.

With it being the beginning of 2012 many people have this year in mind with New Year’s resolutions, goals, and even making plans for future events. One last look at the year of 2011 shows us that we certainly have a positive precedent set towards that of crime. Studies before the end of the year showed us that crime in Texas not only decreased significantly, but also that of the crime nationwide.

Violent crimes were lowered greatly in the past year, which include but are not limited to that of robbery, murder, and even rape. In Texas these crimes went down significantly 22 percent of that of the year previous to it. Rape overall was lowered by 6.5 percent, which contributed to the national rate dropping to 5.1 percent.

Many studies have factored in many different variables in order to try to understand why the number has decreased in such a positive manner. Reports state that due to increased security and police efforts many cities cross the country is becoming safer and safer as each day passes. Due to technology today many law enforcement entities are able to easily not only track, but also map down crime in order to help aide future efforts that may occur to crack down on a specific crime.

Overall, we can see that 2011 certainly did leave us in a new year with a new mind set on crime. With crime becoming lower and lower over time one can only assume that the number will become lessened within the future.

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Child Abuse Record High In Texas

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Today, the world we live within is full of changes and possibilities. In the past many people were not given equal opportunities or rights, but today has certainly set the standard for many individuals to have possibilities of success and greatness that is not judged by gender, race, or even social class. However, there are also those individuals out there who have plenty of opportunities to be productive and do the right thing, but simply chose not to. One thing that an individual should not chose, but have to do is treat a child properly and safely.

Recently, many cases in Texas have begun to surface of that of child abuse. Of course everyone has heard stories or tells of the infamous “shaking baby syndrome” or children maybe having bruising in places that they did not have the day before. More and more children today are going to the hospital with fractured ribs, and other bones that can easily be the product of child abuse. However, one has to question the actual bone density of a child and that accidents can occur. Yet, accidents do not happen continuously with the same sort of instance occurring with the same individual, a child.

An article was written urging that children should have their bone density tested when a bone is fractured. Many would assume that a child would show signs of child abuse having occurred, but many true cases that deal with child abuse do not. Also, children and infants do not have a voice and cannot be heard. It is important to take all factors to mind when considering a child abuse case.

When an individual commits such a crude act such as child abuse they can easily face jail time, as well as the fact that they can instantly lose custody and guardianship of their child. Child abuse unfortunately is a very real aspect of our world today, and one can only hope that it will soon diminish.

Contact The Law Office of Alex Tyra, P.C. For a Free Consultation When you need assistance from an experienced attorney or if you need to better understand you legal options, contact The Law Office of Alex Tyra, P.C., at (903) 753-7499.  All initial consultations are free.  Phone calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.