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Senate panel measures Md. crime statistics against national trends

January 24, 2024

According to a more than one-hour presentation by the Council of State Governments’ Justice Center, violent crime in Maryland decreased by 16% between 2012 and 2022, compared to the national average decrease of 2%. During that 10-year span, aggravated assault decreased by 11% and robbery by 34%. Nationally aggravated assault increased by 10% and robbery decreased by 42%, on average.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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