Sex crimes fall 13 percent, muggings rise as registered violent crime stays flat

The number of sex crimes the police registered last year decreased by 13 percent compared to 2018, according to an analysis of crime statistics released on Wednesday. The main categories of violent crime combined to show only a slight overall increase in 2019 when compared to the year before, even as there were large increases in categories like forced labor, muggings, and threats of violence.Submitted by Zack Newmark on January 15, 2020 – 12:45

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