This is a really interesting! Nice work. I am very interested in what are the most common types of attacks, how they happen, where and when etc.

I did three articles a while ago. One focused on the UK, one the US and one Australia. It was broader and dealt with overall stuff that I built on the top of real statistics. I focused on two main areas being Assault and Robbery. The links for the articles are below:

Here are the links to some stat download areas for your viewing pleasure. I am not sure if the US ones were the exact links as it has been a while... But there are some good solid stats looking more at places, age groups, if attacker knew victim etc type stuff. Not what technique was used in the attack.

UK stats

US Stats

Australian Stats

Maybe that will be of interest to some of you.

And Drew, your link doesn't work. Good to see you here!