FBI figures show drop in violent crime

Statistics for 2010 in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program show a decrease in violent crimes and property crimes. (FBI) The overview includes:

  • A 6 percent decrease in violent crimes from 2009
  • A 2.7 percent decrease in property crimes from 2009
  • Colorado had 117 murders in 2010 while California, the state with the largest number, had 1,811