FBI: Violent crime continues to drop across US

Source: United Press International

“Violent crime in the United States continued to drop during the first three months of the year, according to statistics released by the FBI that Attorney General Merrick Garland described as ‘historic.’ The FBI on Monday released its Quarterly Uniform Crime Report showing that violent crime across the country dropped by more than 15% between January and March compared to a year earlier. Murder experienced a drastic drop of 26.4%, it said, while rape offenses decreased by 25.7%. Robbery experienced a drop of nearly 18%, aggravated assault by 12.5% and reported property crime fell by 15.1%, it said.” (06/11/24)