Monday, December 19, 2005

FBI murder stats: 50% rise in Mlps

Data provided by the FBI today show a 50% rise in crime from January-June 2005 over the same time period last year for Minneapolis.

2004: 20

2005: 30

% Change: 50%

(Source: FBI, Dec. 19, 2005)

Click Here to get the interactive map.

Then click on the Minneapolis/St. Paul area which will begin an Excel file download containing the information.

I wonder how Klobuchar's campaign will spin this.


At 1:45 PM, Blogger Kevin from Minneapolis said...

I thought I read the other day that Minneapolis is on pace to finish equal to or slightly less in the number of murders compared to last year.

At 7:01 PM, Blogger Republican Minnesota said...

I don't have any idea on what happened in the last half of the year, but murders rose 50% in the first half of 2005.

At 10:57 PM, Blogger North Star Politics said...

You seem gleeful about this. Why do you hate Minnesotans?

At 6:47 AM, Blogger Republican Minnesota said...

Nice try NSP.

I think this is very sad for Minneapolis and for the families of those murdered

At 7:43 AM, Blogger JB said...

Jeez, how many times do I have to tell you guys that crime isn't a problem in MPLS OR SP. Sure, there are a few rapes, aggravated assaults and murders, but it's not like Leningrad circa 1941 or something.

I go downtown all the time and see no crime whatsoever. Therefore you are all paranoid and crazy, and stuff.


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