US violent crime rate drops for fourth straight year: FBI

[JURIST] The FBI’s preliminary annual crime statistics for 2010, released on Monday, show a decrease in violent crime [press release] for the fourth year in a row. According to the Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report of 2010 [text], the number of reported violent crimes between January and June decreased 6.2 percent when compared to statistics from the same period in 2009. Specifically, the number of murders dropped by 7.1 percent, robberies dropped by 10.7 percent, aggravated assaults dropped by 3.9…

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