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FBI Stats Show Plunge in Violent Crime, But There's a Catch

Posted on AllSides June 12th, 2024
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The first three months of 2024 saw a "historic" drop in rates of violent crime and murder across the country, according to newly released FBI statistics — but the numbers don't tell the whole story, some analysts say.

Data released by the FBI on Monday showed violent crime incidents dropped 15% between January and March this year compared to the same period in 2023.

John Lott, the president of the nonprofit right-leaning Crime Prevention Research Center who held a brief role in the Dept. of Justice under former President Donald...

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