BCA: Violent Crime Up 1.2 Pct. in Minnesota in 2013

Updated: 07/01/2014 12:15 PM
Created: 07/01/2014 11:07 AM
By: Jennie Olson

Violent crime increased, but most property crimes decreased across the state in 2013, according to new data released Tuesday by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

The data is compiled by the BCA from local law enforcement agencies and released as the 2013 Uniform Crime Report.

According to the report, 2013 had a 1.2 percent increase in violent crime compared to 2012. There were 111 murders;  1,971 rapes; 3,661 robberies; and 6,725 aggravated assaults.

Most property crimes, on the other hand, decreased in 2013 compared to 2012 with the exception of arson. There were 22,500 burglaries; 99,794 larcenies; 7,873 motor vehicle thefts; and 930 arsons.

No Minnesota peace officers were killed in the line of duty in 2013.

Read the entire report here.

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