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FBI: Montgomery, nation see drop in crime

Crime in America is on the way down and Montgomery reflects that trend according to a report from the FBI. From January to June of this year, violent crimes have fallen 6.2 percent and in Montgomery the drop is even greater -- 8.3 percent.

Violent crimes include murder, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault.

The FBI also reports that property crime is down nearly 3 percent nationally, and in Montgomery it's down 4 percent. These crimes include burglary, larceny-theft and motor vehicle thefts.

 Montgomery was the only town in Alabama that showed a decrease in both categories.

2010 FBI UNIFORM CRIME REPORT: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2010/preliminary-crime-in-the-us-2009/prelimiucrjan-jun_10_excels/table-4

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