What You May Have Missed
Deseret News editorial
Published: Saturday, Oct. 20 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT
One year does not a trend make, and so it would be wrong to make too much of the report this week from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics that shows an increase in violent crimes in 2011. However, the fact that this was the first measurable increase in nearly 20 years raises worries that the reduction in crime nationwide may have bottomed out.
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