The Official Crime Rates Continued.
crime rate decreased by 4% in 2008, 3% in 2009, 5% in 2010, and 6% in
in 2011, the crime rate reached its lowest point in nearly 40 years
7% drop from 2009 to 2010
lowest rate since late 1980s
the trend for robbery isn't as dramatic
rate of property crime (e.g., theft, B&E (break + enter), motor vehicle theft,
fraud and possession of stolen goods) down 8% in