Monday, September 14, 2009
Both Jurist ("FBI report shows decrease in US violent crime for second straight year") and the New York Times ("Violent Crime Fell in 2008, F.B.I. Report Says") have coverage. The Times addresses the data from several perspectives, noting for example that "a black man was roughly six times as likely to be a homicide victim as a white man in 2008." The underlying F.B.I. report is here.