FBI Releases Preliminary Annual Crime Statistics for 2011
Washington, D.C. June 11, 2012
FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691
— filed under: Criminal Justice Information Services, Press Release, UCR, Uniform Crime Reporting
According to the FBI’s Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report released today, the nation experienced a 4.0 percent decrease in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2011 when compared with data from 2010. The report is based on information the FBI gathered from 14,009 law enforcement agencies that submitted six to 12 comparable months of data for both 2010 and 2011.