Analysis of the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR) showed increases in violent crime ranging from under one to more than thirty percent across the United States. Vermont led in terms of increase in the violent crime rate—a 34 percent spike between 2015 and 2016. Following it was Hawaii, with a 24 percent increase. The next five highest states—Arizona, Illinois, Alabama, Wyoming, and Alaska—saw an increase of between 10 and 14 percent.

Source: FBI Report Shows Violent Crime Increase in 38 Out of 50 States

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