Under President Trump: Violent crimes in US fall 4.6%, murders decrease 7%
The violent crime rate in the United States has steadily fallen under President Donald Trump’s administration, reversing a two-year spike before he took office, the White House announced in a tweet on Sunday, Nov. 3.
Thanks to efforts by President Trump, who has worked across the aisle to enact historic criminal justice reform, crime rates in the United States are dropping and America’s communities are safer.
White House data shows the violent crime rate in America has gone down for two consecutive years, dropping 4.6 percent since 2016, after spiking in the two years prior to President Trump taking office.
The murder rate has also declined for two consecutive years, down 7 percent under President Trump, after increasing in each of the prior two years.
The number of robberies across the United States fell by more than 50,000 from 2016 to 2018, data shows.
The number of property crimes is down, experiencing a 9 percent drop since 2016. There were