"Today, the FBI released its annual compilation of crimes reported to its Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program by law enforcement agencies from around the nation. Crime in the United States, 2015 reveals a 3.9 percent increase in the estimated number of violent crimes and a 2.6 percent decrease in the estimated number of property crimes last year when compared to 2014 data.
According to the
report, there were an estimated 1,197,704 violent crimes committed
around the nation. While that was an increase from 2014 figures, the
2015 violent crime total was 0.7 percent lower than the 2011 level and
16.5 percent below the 2006 level..."
Crime in the United States