FBI: Crime Decreased in 2014

| October 16, 2015

FBI: Crime Decreased in 2014

Recently, the FBI reported that the nation’s total violent crime rate decreased 0.9 percent from 2013 to 2014, consisting of decreases of one percent in murder and six percent in robbery, and increases of 1.8 percent in rape and 1.3 percent in aggravated assault. Of these four types of violent crime under the Uniform Crime Reporting system, the decreases took place in the two in which guns are more likely to be used than in the two in which guns are less likely to be used. Further indicating that the decrease in violent crime was more emphasized where firearm-related violent crimes are concerned, the percentage of murders committed with firearms decreased 1.6 percent.

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