A study by Bales and criminologist Alex Piquero of the University of Texas at Dallas found dramatic decreases in overall crime rates from 1991, when Florida’s crime rate peaked, to 2010 in all seven “index crimes” tracked by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)— murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny and auto theft — as well as property crimes.
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