Crime in Connecticut

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This article refers to the situation of crime in the state of Connecticut.

State statistics[edit]

In 2010, there were reported in Connecticut, 78,386 property crimes and 10,057 violent crimes, including 130 murders and 583 rapes.[1]

Capital punishment laws[edit]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uniform Crime Reporting Data Tool FBI. Retrieved August 10, 2012
  2. ^ Ariosto, David (April 25, 2012). "Connecticut becomes 17th state to abolish death penalty". CNN. Retrieved August 10, 2012.