National Violent Crime Rate Compared to Jacksonville

The FBI has recently reported that there is a drop in violent crimes in the United States. While this is good news, Jacksonville continues to be plagued with bad statistics.

According to First Coast News, violent crimes are up from 6,663 in 2006 to 8,146 in 2007.

The FBI reports that nationally,
– Violent crimes were down .7% in 2007
– Murders were down .6%
– Rapes were down 2.5%
– Robberies were down .5%
– Aggravated Assaults were down .6%
If you have any questions about violent crime charges in Jacksonville, call our Jacksonville Violent Crime Attorneys at (904) 634-0900.