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Press Release 2016 Crime Statistics Released

Crime in Massachusetts falls 6.37%
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  • Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

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Felix Browne, Communications Director

Boston — The FBI has released its annual "Crime in the US" publication. Crime in Massachusetts continues to drop. Overall part one crime was down 6.37% versus 2015 and down 12.96% versus 2014. To see your jurisdiction's crime statistics, visit the FBI's report.


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Executive Office of Public Safety and Security 

EOPSS is responsible for the policy development and budgetary oversight of its secretariat agencies, independent programs, and several boards which aid in crime prevention, homeland security preparedness, and ensuring the safety of residents and visitors in the Commonwealth.


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