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16 Nov 2011

A Steep Decline in Richmond’s Murder Rate

Richmond was once known as the murder capital of the United States. But in recent decades, murders in the city have fallen dramatically. And despite an uptick the past few years, Richmond likely will finish 2011 with one-fourth of the killings it had in 1994.

25 Oct 2010

Fewer Arrests, But More Drug Offenses

VCU students were arrested and given judicial referrals 549 fewer times on both the Monroe and MCV campuses last year than in 2008, according to Clery data released by the VCU Police Department on Friday. That’s nearly half the weapon, drug and liquor-related offenses, from 1,288 to 739.