The Number Of Violent Crimes And Murders In The US Rose in 2015
According to the FBI, violent crime grew by almost 4 percent in 2015, and the murder rate jumped nearly 11 percent.By Briana Altergott | September 26, 2016
After two decades of falling crime rates, the number of violent crimes and murders in the U.S. is on the rise.
According to new data released Monday by the FBI, violent crime grew by almost 4 percent in 2015. The murder rate jumped nearly 11 percent.
The increase was most pronounced in a handful of big cities, like St. Louis, Chicago and Baltimore.