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2018 Crime in the United States Data Released

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program has released the annual crime statistics report, Crime in the United States, 2018. The UCR Program collects information on offenses known to law enforcement, including violent crimes of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault, as well as the property crimes...

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Hate Crime in the U.S. in 2017

The 1990 Hate Crime Statistics Act, 28 28 U.S.C. § 534, requires the U.S. Attorney General to collect data and report on crimes that derive from “prejudice based on race, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity”. The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) collects and...

2012 Crime Statistics Paint a Clear Picture of American Crime

The FBI has released 2012 crime statistics for the nation. These statistics include a breakdown of estimated crime and how they compare to years prior. For example, the estimated rate of violent crime was around 387 offenses per 100,000 people, a number that remains virtually unchanged from 2011. According to...

FBI Releases Hate Crime Statistics for 2011

Yesterday, the FBI released its annual hate crimes accounting report titled, “Hate Crime Statistics 2011.” “The data contained in this report, which is a subset of the information that law enforcement submits to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting program, includes the following categories: offense type, location, bias motivation, victim type,...

2011 Refugees and Asylees Statistics Released

The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Immigration Statistics released its Annual Flow Report on Refugees and Aslyees. This report “provides information on the number of persons admitted to the United States as refugees or granted asylum in the United States in 2011.” “The United States provides refuge to persons...