In FBI Stats Analysis, Crime Increase Proves Hyperlocal

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The 2016 homicide spike of 8.6 percent reported by the FBI on Monday is one of the sharpest one-year upticks since the American crime decline in the 1990s. But a deeper dive into the stats doesn’t suggest that the country is backsliding to the high-crime years of the late 1980s and early 1990s, says the Atlantic. Instead, data in the . . .

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