Crime in Connecticut
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This article refers to the situation of crime in the state of Connecticut.
In 2010, there were reported in Connecticut, 78,386 property crimes and 10,057 violent crimes, including 130 murders and 583 rapes. ref>Uniform Crime Reporting Data Tool FBI. Retrieved August 10, 2012</ref>
Capital punishment laws
In April 2012, Connecticut became the 17th state in the nation to abolish capital punishment. The law does not apply to those already on death row.
- Ariosto, David (April 25, 2012). "Connecticut becomes 17th state to abolish death penalty". CNN. Retrieved August 10, 2012.