Special Report

25 Cities Where Crime Is Falling

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20. Port St. Lucie, Florida
> 5-yr. change in violent crime rate: -27.9%
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 238.8 per 100,000 people (total: 1161)
> Violent crimes reported in 2014: 331.3 per 100,000 people (total: 1474)
> Violent crime with largest pop.-adj. 5-yr. Increase: Robbery (-38.1%)

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19. West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
> 5-yr. change in violent crime rate: -28.5%
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 377.0 per 100,000 people (total: 5643)
> Violent crimes reported in 2014: 527.0 per 100,000 people (total: 7354)
> Violent crime with largest pop.-adj. 5-yr. Increase: Robbery (-36.1%)

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18. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
> 5-yr. change in violent crime rate: -28.8%
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 174.2 per 100,000 people (total: 1619)
> Violent crimes reported in 2014: 244.6 per 100,000 people (total: 2268)
> Violent crime with largest pop.-adj. 5-yr. Increase: Robbery (-34.5%)

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17. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada
> 5-yr. change in violent crime rate: -29.2%
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 525.7 per 100,000 people (total: 11935)
> Violent crimes reported in 2014: 743.0 per 100,000 people (total: 15354)
> Violent crime with largest pop.-adj. 5-yr. Increase: Robbery (-53.9%)

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16. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
> 5-yr. change in violent crime rate: -30.8%
> Violent crimes reported in 2019: 319.3 per 100,000 people (total: 2120)
> Violent crimes reported in 2014: 461.1 per 100,000 people (total: 2804)
> Violent crime with largest pop.-adj. 5-yr. Increase: Rape (-50.5%)

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