Obama Administration: Crime Rising Again
By Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Published: Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 – 7:05 am
Violent and property crime rates rose for U.S. residents in 2012, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. These estimates are based on data from the annual National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) which has collected information from victims of crime age 12 or older since 1973.