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Chapter_Two_Crime_Trends_and_Patterns[1]

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  8/21/11 Crime Trends and Patterns Summer B 2011
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 8/21/11 Trends in Violent Crime The violent crimes reported by the FBI include  murder, rape, assault and robbery. About 1.4 million violent crimes are now being  reported to the police.  The estimated rate of violent crime was 474 per  100,000 inhabitants (a 1 percent increase from  2005 to 2006).
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 8/21/11 Trends in Property Crime The property crimes reported in the UCR include  larceny, motor vehicle theft, and arson.  The estimated property crime decreased 2  percent Property crime rates have declined in recent  years, though the drop has not been as dramatic  as that experience by the violent crime rate. 
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 8/21/11 Trends in Victimization Data According to the 2006 NCVS survey, individuals  12 and older experienced an estimated 25 million  crimes of violence and theft.  The violent crime rate was about 25 victimization  per 1,000 people ages 12 or older, and for  property crimes was 160 per 1,000.  The NCVS indicates that the rate of both violent 
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