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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - The U.S. Department of Justice just released the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) for 2008.

In Cedar Rapids, violent Crime (Murder, Rape, Robbery and Assault) were down 10.4% and Property Crime (burglary, Larceny-Theft, Motor Vehicle Theft and Arson) was down 1.52%. 

The website this is available is www.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2008/index.html.

Cedar Rapids Population Violent Crime Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Crime Burglary
2007 124,730 500 3 34 137 326 6,041 1,083
2008  126,984  448  3  34  136  275  5,949  1,252
% Change up 2% down 10% --- --- down .7% down 18% down 2% up 16%

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