American Assault Death Exceptionalism

USA! USA! USA! America is still the most exceptionally violent nation in the OECD world. However, it appeasrs that crown is being removed as 'Peak violent assault death' seems to have hit in the late-1970s.



With the collapse in violent assault deaths, one wonders why the Land of The Free is militarizing its police at an unprecedented pace; and the military feels the need to practice "homeland response drills."