Remembering When Violent Crime Went Down Dramatically In Minneapolis After Concealed Carry Law Passed.


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Violent crimes, most notably, homicides, have been plummeting in Minneapolis during the past two years, according to statistics released today by the citys police department.

Between January 1 and Monday, only three homicides had occurred in the city, compared to 11 during the same period in 2008 and 18 a year earlier.

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Its a far cry from 1995, when a record 97 homicides saddled the city with national infamy when a journalist dubbed it “Murderapolis.”

Drops in reported rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults also have been recorded during the two year period, but those declines have been less dramatic.

Overall, violent crime has dropped more than 25 percent since 2007 and nearly 18 percent in the past year alone.

In both 2007 and 2008, the city enjoyed double-digit percentage declines in violent crimes.

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