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Increase in Pr. George's non-fatal shootings

There was more than a little consternation within the Prince George's County Police Department when 16 people were killed in the county in the first month of the year. Enforcement efforts were stepped up in communities inside the Beltway. Federal...

By Matt Zapotosky  | March 11, 2011; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Crime Statistics, Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's  
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Four dead in incidents around Washington area

Three people died in separate incidents around Washington overnight, and a fourth perished in Fairfax, police said.Henry Kelly, 20, of Southeast Washington was pronounced dead at the scene of a shooting in an alley on the 3100 block of Buena...

By Daniel de Vise  | March 5, 2011; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Crime Statistics, Fairfax, The District, Unsolved  
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Officer line of duty deaths up in 2010

A total of 160 officers from the federal and local levels died in the line of duty as of mid-day Dec. 27, an increase over the 117 killed in 2009 when those deaths reached a 50-year low, according to the...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | December 28, 2010; 1:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Crime Statistics, Mary Pat Flaherty  
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Less crime in 2010: FBI

Crime continues to decrease across the country, according to preliminary data released by the FBI Monday morning. For the first six months of the year, violent crime dropped by 6.2 percent and property crime dipped by 2.8 percent compared with...

By Allison Klein  | December 20, 2010; 10:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Violent crime drops in '09: FBI

The FBI said Monday that violent crime reported to police in 2009 declined for the third straight year. The 5.3 percent drop in violent crime was accompanied by a 4.6 percent drop in property crime, marking the seventh consecutive year...

By Washington Post Editors  | September 13, 2010; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Pr. George's crime continues dropping

Crime in Prince George’s County continued its steady decline in the first half of 2010, falling in every major category for an overall deccrease of 6.3 percent compared to the same period last year, authorities announced Wednesday. Propelled by double-digit percentage point drops in robberies, rapes and homicides, violent crime fell by 11.7 percent, authorities said. Property crime, which includes burglary, theft and stolen vehicles, fell by a smaller margin — only 5.3 percent — but authorities highlighted it as significant nonetheless.

By Washington Post editors  | July 29, 2010; 1:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Area homicides fell in 2009, report says, Washington Post Editors , July 15, 2010
Violent crime in District fell in 2009, FBI says, Theola Labbé-DeBose , May 24, 2010
Va. violent crime down in 2009, report says, Washington Post Editors , May 7, 2010
Thefts on the rise, Metro warns, Washington Post Editors , April 16, 2010
Crime falls in Montgomery County, Dan Morse , April 15, 2010
Baltimore police stats meetings got 'stale,' get scrapped, Washington Post Editors , April 8, 2010
Violent crime in Arlington down in 2009, Washington Post Editors , April 8, 2010
10 questions: Test your bank robbery knowledge, Mary Pat Flaherty , March 24, 2010
Motor vehicle theft, robbery, arson down in Baltimore, Washington Post Editors , March 9, 2010
Va. police crackdown nets 7,000 tickets, Washington Post Editors , March 8, 2010
D.C. police dole out annual awards, Clarence Williams , February 25, 2010
Crime in Vienna up in 2009, but still low, Washington Post editors , February 24, 2010
D.C., Md. may share sensitive crime data, Washington Post Editors , February 1, 2010
Lanier pleased with DC's improvement in homicide cases, Washington Post editors , January 1, 2010
Baltimore 2009 homicides top year-ago figures, Washington Post Editors , December 29, 2009
Violent crime down, FBI says, Maria Glod , December 21, 2009
If you have an iPhone, you have mobile crime data, Theola Labbé-DeBose , December 16, 2009
E-mail enables debate between D.C. resident, police commander, Theola Labbé-DeBose , December 7, 2009
Hard times, less crime in New York, Washington Post Editors , November 30, 2009
Rising crime rate leveling off in Fairfax County, Tom Jackman , November 24, 2009
 
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