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Violent crime rose nearly 22% in Minnesota last year vs. 2020, state says

 

August 16, 2022

ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com

According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's report, there were 201 murders in Minnesota last year, up nearly 9% vs. 2020. Nearly half of those killings (97) occurred in Minneapolis.

Violent crime in Minnesota rose by nearly 22% last year compared with 2020, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has disclosed in its annual report, while property crimes like burglary showed a slight drop.

The 2021 Uniform Crime Report, released Friday by the BCA, found that aggravated assault saw the biggest year-over-year increase (34%) among the violent crime categories, which also include murder, rape and robbery.

There were 201 murders in Minnesota last year, up nearly 9% vs. 2020. Nearly half of those killings (97) occurred in Minneapolis. Statewide, homicides resulting in an arrest remained mostly stable at 62% compared to 65% in 2020.

https://www.startribune.com/violent-crime-rose-21-in-minnesota-last-year-vs-2020-state-says/600198509/

 

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