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Wisconsin Crime Rates Drop

Wisconsin’s Office of Justice Assistance (OJA) has released its preliminary report on 2008 crimes and arrests. Already one of the safest states in the nation, violent crimes in Wisconsin dropped by nearly 5% in 2008. There was also a slight reduction in property crimes.