Published on: Monday, September 25, 2017

 Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released its 2016 Crime Statistics.  The data estimates the number of violent crimes in the United States increased 4.1% in 2016 compared to 2015 numbers, representing an increase for the second straight year.  In the same period, property crimes decreased 1.3%, marking the fourteenth straight year such offenses have declined.

For a copy of the press release, click here.  For a copy of the 2016 edition of the FBI’s annual Crime in the United States publication, click here.