#AceNewsServices – RIO DE JANEIRO – May 09 – Report on Brazil 2013 Crime and Safety Report
Overall Crime and Safety Situation
Rio de Janeiro has been rated “Critical” for crime by the State Department for the past 25 years.
Crimes statistics for 2012 reflect continued critically high and rising levels of crimes in both the state and city of Rio de Janeiro in the categories of robbery, rape, fraud, and residential thefts.
While crime rates remain at critical levels, the homicide rate continues to fall.
Since 2005, homicides in the state and city of Rio de Janeiro have declined over 50 percent in real numbers and in the homicide rate (homicides per 100,000 inhabitants).
Despite this drop, in 2012 there were still 4,041 homicides in Rio de Janeiro state and 1,209 homicides in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
The homicide rate in the state and city of Rio de Janeiro has dropped dramatically from 42 homicides per 100,000 in 2005 to 24 homicides per 100,000 in 2012.
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1. OSAC – Report – PDF – https://www.osac.gov/pages/ContentReportPDF.aspx?cid=13966
2. OSAC – January 2013 – http://tinyurl.com/op7gwk6
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