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New Report: Crime in California Cities Remains Stable Through Justice Reform Era (2010-2017)

Sources: FBI (2018); DOF (2018). *Violent and total crime rates exclude rape because the definition was broadened in 2013, and law enforcement agency reporting of rape offenses is gradually becoming more consistent.

SAN FRANCISCO – January 31, 2018 – A new fact sheet from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice finds that, during a period of large-scale criminal justice reform, California’s urban crime rates remained stable. The report compares recently released FBI crime statistics for the first six months of 2017 to early-year crime data for the prior seven years.

The report finds:

Read the full report: Crime in California Cities Remains Stable Through Justice Reform Era (2010-2017) >>


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