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New Report: Urban Crime Trends Remain Stable Through California’s Policy Reform Era (2010-2016)

A new fact sheet from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice finds that, despite the implementation of large-scale criminal justice reforms, California’s urban crime rates remained stable from 2010 through early 2016. The report uses recently released FBI crime data from the first six months of 2016 to compare rates of property and violent crime across cities and over time.

 Statewide trends in urban crime, January-June (2010 to 2016)

Sources: FBI (2017); DOF (2017). Note: Violent crime rates exclude rape because the definition was broadened in 2013 but law enforcement agency reporting of rape offenses did not become consistent until 2015.

The report finds that:

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