Rape and murder are violent acts. Ordinary citizens consider these to be far more serious offenses than acts of theft. Accordingly, as we allocate limited resources to solving all offenses, our expectation is that rape and murder will be given top priority.
— Read on mises.org/wire/does-state-care-more-about-tax-evasion-murder
The hunt for taxes trumps the hunt for justice. Taxes enable politicians. Crime hurts average citizens. This is the reason they want to eradicate legal gun ownership, so we are defenseless against criminals and or politicians.