Violent crime increased in 2016 for a second consecutive year, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

26 September, 2017, 00:48 | Author: Marjorie Miles
  • A pie chart breakdown of the violent crime and property crime categories from the 2016 Crime in the United States report

These numbers come from the FBI's "2016 Crime in the United States", an annual data resource tracking the reported numbers of homicides, robberies, rapes and other crimes across city, state and national levels.

The number of violent crimes reported to Providence police ticked up slightly in 2016, but not at the same pace that homicides, rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults have grown throughout the country.

The number of burglaries in 2016 was 1,486 - an increase of 183 incidents, or 14 percent.

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But the two years of increases resulted in a more than 20% increase in the national homicide rate since 2014, the justice department said in a press release accompanying the Federal Bureau of Investigation figures.

The murder and violent crime rates remain dramatically below the levels of the early 1990s, when almost 25,000 Americans were murdered each year. Attorney General Jeff Sessions last week previewed the FBI's data release in a.

Sgt. Shaun Hampton, a Sacramento sheriff's spokesman, said the declines may be due to new data-driven strategies the department has implemented in recent months that use crime reports and 911 calls to identify where deputies should patrol.

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The rates of violent crimes reported to municipal police agencies rose in several communities previous year, including in the Village and Town of Hamburg, Lockport, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, Orchard Park, the City of Tonawanda, Evans, the Town of Niagara and West Seneca. For example, violent crime rose 32.4% in Vermont and fell 5.3% in Florida. "Crime is incredibly geographically conscience - not just Chicago verses other cities, but even within Chicago". However, half of Chicago's rise in murders were confined to five neighborhoods with 9 percent of the city's population. There were almost 1.25 million violent crimes in the nation past year, according to the crime report.

Pfaff warned against assuming that traditional tough-on-crime responses are the answer, nothing that while New York state has the longest sustained period of de-emphasizing incarceration, homicides in New York City were down five percent. The FBI reported that a year ago, 435 people were killed in justifiable homicides by law enforcement officers. In 2015, 484 violent crimes were recorded while 538 violent crimes were noted in the report for 2016.

Search the database below to see 2016 crime data voluntarily reported by police departments across the country.

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