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VIOLENT CRIME REMAINED FLAT FROM 2014 TO 2015 AFTER TWO YEARS OF DECREASES

Subtitles: Crime survey data may indicate future increases. Violent crime increased per the FBI. Homicides continue at record rates per the FBI and other data. For a comprehensive view of crime in America, see http://www.crimeinamerica.net/crime-rates-united-states/ Author By Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist […]

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Crime in America is Increasing

Is America entering a new era of increasing violence? Editor’s Note: What follows is an excerpt from a larger article from Crime In America.Net titled, “Violent and Property Crime in the US–Crime in America,” see source below. Article: The bottom line is that violent and property crime are still at record lows for the country […]

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As Predicted, Violent Crime Increased in 2015

Violent crime increased for all categories during the first six months of 2015 per the FBI. What follows is part editorial and part news. Editorial: The fact that violent crime would increase in 2015 was easily foreseen. This is what we wrote on this site after the FBI released their full report on crime in the […]

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Crime Rates for States, Metro Areas and Counties Compared for the First Time Using Victim Data

Editor’s Note: This is the first time that the Department of Justice, using the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), have offered comparison data of states, counties and metropolitan areas (not cities). The data within this report that will be of interest to most readers is contained on pages 44-47 where crime rates (2010-2012) are offered […]

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5.4 million violent victimizations in 2014-violent crime rate decreases

The violent crime rate did not change significantly in 2014 compared to 2013, per the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Violent crimes include rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault and simple assault. Violent crime rates decreased from 2013 (23.2 victimizations per 1,000) to 2014 (20.1 per 1,000). The BJS report did not include homicides […]

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Most crime occurs at home, roads, parking lots, schools and bars per FBI/NIBRS

The FBI released details on more than 5.6 million criminal offenses reported via the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2013. The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s latest report, NIBRS 2013, provides a diverse scope of information about victims, known offenders, and relationships for 23 offense categories (including sex offenses). It also presents arrest data […]

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Six Million Violent Crimes in 2013-Crime Down

46 percent of violent crimes reported to police. The overall violent crime rate declined slightly from 26.1 to 23.2 victimizations per 1,000 U.S. residents from 2012 to 2013, per the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The violent crime rate had declined for nearly two decades before increasing in 2011 and 2012. The 2013 […]

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Top 10 Factors Contributing to Violent Crime-Updated

Top 10 Factors Contributing to Violent Crime-Updated-Crime in America.Net Author Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse. Graduate-Johns Hopkins University. See a comprehensive overview of crime in the United states at http://www.crimeinamerica.net/crime-rates-united-states/ See a comprehensive overview […]

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The Amazing Twenty-Year Drop in American Violent Crime Continues: December 2010 Update

Crime in America.Net staff. Dear Readers: The FBI today released data for the first six months of 2010. The numbers reveal a continuing decrease in all categories of violent and property crime. We’re not quite sure we can add anything to the discussion that’s not already on Crime in America.Net. It’s simply amazing when crime […]

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The Amazing Twenty Year Drop in American Violent Crime Continues—Crime in America.Net

Violent crime continues to drop in America according to the latest statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Of the last 20 years, violent crime rose only during 1991, 2005 and 2006. See . For those of us who lived and worked through the dramatic rises in crime in the 1960’s and 1970’s and the crack-cocaine […]

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The Amazing Drop in American Violent Crime—Crime in America.Net

 For those of us who lived and worked through the dramatic rises in crime in the 1960’s and 1970’s and the crack-cocaine era of the 1980’s, the drop in violent crime in America is nothing short of astounding. Violent crime numbers are at historical lows as to crimes reported to law enforcement agencies through the Federal […]

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Violent Crime in America Drops for Third Consecutive Year

FBI Releases Annual Crime Statistics for 2009. See attachment below for full access to data.  September 13, 2010    Washington, D.C.—According to the figures released today by the FBI, the estimated number of violent crimes in the Nation declined in 2009 for the third consecutive year. Property crimes also declined in 2009, marking the seventh straight […]

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