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Murders Surge to Record High In Blue State

Posted on AllSides July 10th, 2023
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The number of murders surged to a record high in Washington state as the number of police officers fell, according to a Monday report by the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC). The number of murders increased to 394 in 2022, a 16.6% spike from 2021 and the most in a single year since the WASPC began recording the data in 1980, according to its annual Crime in Washington (CIW) report. The state shed 70 commissioned officers, the total number declining to 10,666, even as the state’s population...

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