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Tidbits from the FBI's initial report on crime in the United States



The FBI released numbers from its annual report on crime in the United States.
The FBI released numbers from its annual report on crime in the United States.

Initial findings from the annual Uniform Crime Report are out, and appear to contain good news: violent crime went down 4 percent and property crime 0.8 percent nationwide in 2011. 

In the city of Los Angeles, violent crime went down in every category except murder (there were 297, 4 more than in 2010) and arson. Locally, murder more than doubled (to 15) in Anaheim and (to 7) in Pasadena in 2011, bucking the national trend. 

A few additional interesting tidbits:

See the full report here