According to FBI statistics, the rate of violent crime fell 50% between 1993 and 2015, the most recent full year available.
The researchers analyzed public crime data — including larceny, vehicular theft, and homicide rates — from sources like the US Census and the FBI.
burglary, motor vehicle theft) per 100,000: 3,298
Annual violent crimes per 100,000: 208
Annual property crimes per 100,000: 2,645
Annual violent crimes per 100,000: 110