Mary Leary , professor, law, was interviewed by Cox Media on FBI crime statistics. See below.

FBI crime stats reveal slight drop nationwide

From: Cox Media (via WSB-TV) Date: Oct. 1, 2015 Author: Kyla Campbell

The number of violent crimes reported nationwide in 2014 dropped slightly, by .2 percent.

That includes murders, robberies and assaults."It tells us long term that crime is generally holding steady, and that's a good trend," said Mary Graw Leary, a professor at Columbus School of Law at Catholic University. "But I think it's one piece of data amongst a constellation of data when we're looking at crime in America."


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