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10 Cities Where Crime Is Plummeting

This is a long exposure image of downtown taken from the top of the Fourth Street Elevator. f/16.
This is a long exposure image of downtown taken from the top of the Fourth Street Elevator. f/16.

The United States is becoming safer, with crime levels dropping nearly every year, recently. Between 1991 and 2013, the U.S. violent crime rate has fallen by nearly 52%. Since 2009, the nation’s violent crime rate has declined from 429.4 incidents per 100,000 people to 367.9 incidents per 100,000 people, a decrease of 14.3%.

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