Crime in Arizona is at a historic low—the lowest rate since 1963. Not only is it continuing to fall, it’s falling faster than the nation as a whole. Last year, the overall rate in Arizona fell 3.4 percent, a bigger drop than the national decline of 2.6 percent. And this […]

Despite the persistent drop in crime rates nationwide, a majority of Americans still believe that crime is higher than it was a year ago. According to a recent Gallup poll, 63 percent of those surveyed believed crime is on the rise even though government statistics show serious crime has decreased […]