Sacramento Bee, "Report: Violent crime drops in California"
The California Department of Justice’s annual report on crime in the state found that incidences of violent crime declined by 6.9% in 2010 to the lowest level since 1968. It was the fourth consecutive year that violent crime decreased. The report also showed the crime rate falling in every category of violent or property offenses last year. Homicides fell by 7.8%, robbery by 10% and motor vehicle theft by 7.6%. - HTN Foundation
Report: Violent crime drops in California
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO -- State officials report that incidences of violent crime decreased 6.9 percent in California last year, reaching the lowest level since 1968.
The annual "Crime in California" report released Friday shows that the crime rate went down in every category of violent or property offenses in 2010.
It was the fourth year in a row that violent crime decreased.
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