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Crime reported to law
enforcement rises

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 1/14/2013 1:21:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of violent crimes and property crimes reported to police rose in the first half of last year compared with the same period in 2011, with violent crime rising 1.9 percent and property crime up 1.5 percent. The preliminary data compiled by the FBI shows that violent crime increased 0.7 percent in metropolitan counties and 0.6 percent in non-metropolitan counties. Violent crime increased in each of the nation’s four regions — 3.1 percent in the West, 2.5 percent in the Midwest, 1.1 percent in the South and 1.1 percent in the Northeast.

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The "Obama Effect" on crime continues. /s off/

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/14/2013 2:11:31 PM     (No. 9116052)

People are beginning to crack - prolonged lack of work and hopelessness are taking their toll.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 1/14/2013 2:30:33 PM     (No. 9116080)

Add still more laws and there is more to report. Nobody likes a snitch.

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