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Crime Was On Upswing In 2016
Updated September 26, 2017 7:24 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(UNDATED) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation said the violent crime rate increased by 3.4 percent in 2016, up from 3.3 percent in 2015; and, the nationwide homicide rate increased by 7.9 percent in 2016, a decrease from the previous year's 11.4 percent.

The 2016 Crime in the United States report said violent crime increases in 2015 and 2016 represented the largest single-year increases in the violent crime rate since 1991.

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