The Link Between Drugs and Crime

The rise of drug use and crime levels in the United States is no coincidence. This infographic looks at the link between the two with a focus on drug-influenced behavior and substance abuse-related incarcerations. What commonly goes unnoticed is that there are specific types of crimes which are linked to drug abuse, including prostitution and burglary. Alternatively, studies show that certain types of substance abuse leads to acts of violence such as alcoholism and violence.

Drug Use and Crime infographic

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