FBI Says Violent Crime Dropped 6 Percent in 2010

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.

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

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