FBI Says Violent Crime Dropped 6 Percent in 2010
September 19, 2011
The FBI reports that violent crime dropped 6 percent in 2010, marking the fourth straight year of declines. And property crime also was down for the eighth straight year, falling 2.7 percent, according to the Associated Press.
Nationwide, there were an estimated 1.2 million violent crimes in 2010 and an estimated 9 million property crimes.
Source: Charleston Post and Courier
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
Rick @ 9/19/2011 3:16 PM
Firearms sales soared just prior to Obama taking office and despite what liberals yelled about, the streets didn't run red from all the innocent blood spilled. In fact, just the opposite has happened and crime dropped. In study after study the fact remains that when citizens are armed, criminals are more cautious and crime goes down. Where firearms are restricted, whether in this country or abroad, crime spikes.
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the selection of Officer...
A ninth person has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two...
Three people have been charged in the shooting of a Memphis Organized Crime Unit officer,...
Police are investigating after two K-9s were found dead Wednesday inside a police vehicle...
Hundreds of supporters came to the funeral of slain Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco to...