By all means, let’s continue to ignore the successes of other developed countries.
Guns are simply not as available in the UK due to strict gun control. There are lower levels of gun violence, and therefore, police have less need to defend themselves. Latest current statistics show only 38 gun homicides in the UK, vs 11,101 in the United States.
The United States teen pregnancy rate is over four times that of the Netherlands, where they have societal openness and comfort in dealing with sexuality and pragmatic governmental policies.