Migrants twice as likely to be crime suspects German study shows
Data gathered by the police in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany show that migrants are twice as likely to be suspects in crimes, according to a new study.
Published: March 10, 2018, 10:10 am
Conducted by the Criminological Research Institute of Lower Saxony (KFN), the study examined crime statistics from 2013 to 2016. German citizens, it found, were underrepresented in crime relative to population size.
Norddeutsche Rundfunk reported that the criminologists noted a large number of migrants flooding into Germany were young men who are more prone to criminality than women or other age groups.
“Young men become more likely to be criminal at all times and in all cultures studied so far – that is a very well-established criminological fact,” according to Professor Thomas Bliesener.
A lack of education also contributed to the high crime rates associated with migrants, according to the study.
As reasons for the higher migrant crime rate, the experts also cited a tendency of lower socioeconomic status, lower chances for social participation and a focus on the cities. There are more opportunities for criminals in cities, they said.
Between 2013 and 2016, theft and sex crimes had skyrocketed in the federal state. Victims of the crimes committed by migrants included others from migrant backgrounds, as well.
Claus Schaffer, AfD politician, tweeted that the KFN study only confirmed what his party had maintained all along regarding migrant crime.
— Claus Schaffer – AfD (@ClausSchaffer) March 8, 2018
Left-wing Green Party politician Burkhard Peters meanwhile argued that the situation could be solved through “better access to education”.
Migrants are over-represented in crime statistics in many German federal states. In Munich, such crimes account for half of the suspects and in the southern state of Bavaria as a whole, migrant sex attacks increased by 91 per cent in 2017.
In Lower Saxony, criminologists found a direct link between mass migration and increased rates of violent crime in a similar study.
All rights reserved. You have permission to quote freely from the articles provided that the source (www.freewestmedia.com) is given. Photos may not be used without our consent.
Keep your language polite. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in, for example, Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.
If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violations of any law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.
If your comments are subject to preview by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.
We reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.
A German woman, Sophia Lösche went missing on the 14th of June after she got in a truck while attempting to hitchhike from Leipzig to Amberg in Bavaria, according to investigators. Her body was found on Thursday evening near a petrol station just outside the Spanish city of Bilbao.
The World Cup in Russia is turning out to be a stunning success and a PR disaster for Britain's anti-Russian cohorts. Even BBC sports journalists and pundits are ignoring propaganda narratives and going off-message to enthuse about everything Russian, especially the welcome they are receiving.
Ali B, the alleged murderer of a German teen, as well as his family raved to relatives back in Iraq that they would not have to work and that they would be given free money by the state.
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday announced the intention of holding a special census of Roma people in Italy with the intention of closing all illegal Roma camps in the country.
WuppertalThe German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is already well-stocked with leftists. But the chief of an urban job center has taken his ideology to the next level.
RomeOn Saturday Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini warned that another two migrant rescue vessels arriving from the Libyan coast would not be allowed to dock with their "human cargo" at an Italian port.
Dutch teenagers drinking themselves to the point of needing to be hospitalised rose again last year, the NRC said on Friday.
More than 40 percent of Syrian asylum applicants in the Netherlands have psychological problems like depression and anxiety or worse, according to a study by the Dutch social and cultural planning office SCP.
Dutch PVV leader Geert Wilders has been given the green light to organise a Mohammed cartoon competition in the Dutch House of Representatives.
A Turkish migrant has turned himself in to German police, after the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl in the German town of Viersen, near Düsseldorf.