Despite recession, national crime stats down

The World

The FBI is reporting that crime fell nationally in the first six months of 2009, when compared to the same time last year. The decline is happening in the midst of a terrible recession and high unemployment. With those factors, people usually expect crime to increase… So what’s going on? To help answer that is New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly. And while crime went down nationally it also rose someplace you might not expect it to ? Seattle, WA. Jonah Spangenthal-Lee from looks at why Seattle’s crime is rising.

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