Crime Drops, Immigration Soars in Arizona


Arizona’s crime rate is at its lowest levels in the past forty years, as the Hispanic immigrant population has soared, found a new study from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ). Researchers also found that drug abuse was higher among the non-Hispanic population in Arizona. The reportScapegoating Immigrants: Arizona’s Real Crisis Is Rooted in Residents’ Soaring Drug Abuse, was compiled using data from Arizona state agencies.

Read the report here.

Use the Crime Report for more information on immigration and crime.

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