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DURHAM CRIME STATISTICS FOR 2005

Type ofNumberChange

crimeof crimesfrom 2004

Murder*359 percent

Rape85-4 percent

Robbery627-23 percent

Aggravated assault 72616 percent

Burglary3,157-3 percent

Larceny7,944-1 percent

Auto theft 936-1 percent

Total crimes 13,510 -2 percent

*Two additional killings were later ruled as justifiable uses of deadly force. A 38th victim was found about 50 yards outside the city limits, but subsequent investigation indicated that he was killed in downtown Durham and the body was later dumped in the county.

(DURHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT)

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