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Latest Crime Stats Released

Annual report shows violent crimes were up, property crimes decreased in 2012.

Latest Crime Stats Released
Violent Crime Up, Property Crime Down

09/16/13

According to our just-released Crime in the United States, 2012 report, the estimated number of violent crimes reported to law enforcement increased 0.7 percent over 2011 figures. And the estimated number of property crimes decreased 0.9 percent from 2011—the 10th year in a row that property crimes showed a decline.

Graphic: snapshot of violent crimes in U.S.

Graphic: snapshot of property crimes in U.S.
Resources:
- Press release
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Crime in the United States, 2012
- FBI, This Week podcast