Sep 17
7:03 PM

FBI Releases Latest Annual Crime Statistics

It's that time of year again.  The FBI has released its latest annual compilation of crime statistics, Crime in the United States, 2008Good news! The number of violent crimes have dropped for the second consecutive year, while property crimes are down for the sixth straight year.  For those of you who would like to do some historical comparison, the title is available on the agency's Uniform Crime Reports website back to 1995.  Want more?  The LRC has the statistics in print back to 1941.  Still not enough?  Ok, you asked for it.  The LRC's microforms will take you all the way back to 1930.  Before that, there was no crime, right?  We can only wish.

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