FBI report finds violent crimes in the Lowcountry, nation, dropped in 2009

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According to the FBI's Crime Across the U.S. report and final statistics, both the Lowcountry and the nation saw a drop in violent crimes and property crimes in 2009.

Charleston, North Charleston and Mount Pleasant, all reported double-digit decreases in violent crimes. As for property crimes, Charleston saw a 12 drop, North Charleston saw an 8 percent decrease and Mount Pleasant saw a 2 percent decrease.

The Post and Courier has the Lowcountry's crime statistics broken down nice and easy for you, but to take a look at the FBI's official report, click here.

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With the development of safety and security technologies strange to see only two percent drop in Mount Pleasant over the whole year. However, what I learned from thesis help online is that you always need more data for a clearer picture. For instance you need to have number of citizens or properties in specified areas to judge if 2% can be the same as 12 for Charleston.