Law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. reported a decrease.

Author:Gormsen, Lia
Position:Inter Alia - Decrease in violent crimes - Brief article
 
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Law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. reported a decrease of 4.4 percent in the number of violent crimes brought to their attention for the first six months of 2009 when compared with figures reported for the same time in 2008, preliminary findings from the FBI's Annual Uniform Crime Report, 2009, found. The violent crime categories include murder, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The number of property crimes in the U.S. from January...

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