Violent crimes have decreased in Huntsville

Violent crimes have decreased in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - New numbers  show violent crimes are down in Huntsville.

In 2013, just over 1,500 violent crimes were reported compared to 2014.

However the number of reported rapes has increased.

87 were reported in 2013, but just over 100 were reported last year.

Nationally, violent crime is down 7 percent.

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