Violence in Dallas and the U.S. Increased Last Year, But Crime Is Still at Historic Lows, FBI Report Says

Violent crime was up more than 10 percent in Dallas last year, outpacing a national increase, according to national data released Monday. Property crimes, down nationally for years, also increased slightly in Dallas between 2015 and 2016, according to the FBI's annual report on crime statistics. Violent crime increased by 4.1 percent and property crimes decreased by 1.3 percent across the country between 2015 and 2016, according to the report. But in Dallas, violent crime increased by 11.4 percent and property crimes increased by about .3 percent.  Continue reading...

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