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Crime Is Down, So Why Do Most Americans Believe the Opposite?

Click here for reuse options! You can safely blame Republicans and the corporate news media for this one. On the subject of crime, there is good news and bad. Reports by both the FBI and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) show that crime has decreased in the past twenty-five yearsin the U.S.  Violent crime fell between 48% and 74% since 1993, based on the agencies’ measures respectively.
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