Overall, personal crime in the U.S. cost almost $2.6 trillion in 2017, as a result of approximately 121 million crimes committed during that year. The cost of crime includes costs incurred from medical, mental health, lost productivity, property loss, public services (police, emergency services, and victim assistance), adjudication, and sanctioning (courts, corrections, perpetrator work loss, and quality of life to victims). Direct costs to victims and taxpayers totaled $620 billion—about $1,900 for every person in the United States. Direct costs include police response, medical and behavioral health care, victim services, court and child welfare proceedings, incarceration . . .