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Mon Sep 26, 2016, 10:01 AM

Latest Crime Statistics Released

Source: FBI

Today, the FBI released its annual compilation of crimes reported to its Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program by law enforcement agencies from around the nation. Crime in the United States, 2015 reveals a 3.9 percent increase in the estimated number of violent crimes and a 2.6 percent decrease in the estimated number of property crimes last year when compared to 2014 data.

According to the report, there were an estimated 1,197,704 violent crimes committed around the nation. While that was an increase from 2014 figures, the 2015 violent crime total was 0.7 percent lower than the 2011 level and 16.5 percent below the 2006 level.

Among some of the other statistics contained in Crime in the United States, 2015:

The estimated number of murders in the nation was 15,696.
During the year, there were an estimated 90,185 rapes. (This figure currently reflects UCRís legacy definition. Learn more about the revised rape definition.)
There were an estimated 327,374 robberies nationwide, which accounted for an estimated $390 million in losses (average dollar value of stolen property per reported robbery was $1,190).
Firearms were used in 71.5 percent of the nationís murders, 40.8 percent of robberies, and 24.2 percent of aggravated assaults.
Property crimes resulted in losses estimated at $14.3 billion. The total value of reported stolen property (i.e., currency, jewelry, motor vehicles, electronics, firearms) was $12,420,364,454.


Read more: https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/latest-crime-statistics-released

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Response to NWCorona (Original post)

Mon Sep 26, 2016, 11:47 AM

1. Just to look at Bureau of Justice Statistics shows that keeping accurate records is mind boggling.

And look at all the attempted 'redistribution' of property through crime. Sure keeps men busy.

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Mon Sep 26, 2016, 12:35 PM

2. I wonder if it breaks down,,,

the number of unarmed people killed by thug police by race?

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Response to Cryptoad (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 26, 2016, 02:15 PM

3. Of the 708 killed by police so far this year, 42 (6%) were unarmed.

19 White, 15 Black, 5 Hispanic and 3 unknown.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/police-shootings-2016/



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