Majority Of Minnesotans Polled Believe Crime Has Increased

Published On: September 21st, 20220.4 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

(Minneapolis, MN)  —  More than half of Minnesotans who responded to a recent poll say crime has increased in their community over the past few years.  The Star Tribune/MPR News/KARE 11 Minnesota Poll also shows that a strong majority don’t personally feel afraid for their safety in their neighborhood.  The state crime report released in August shows violent crime rose 22-percent last year over 2020.  Republicans who responded were more likely than DFL/Democrats or Independent voters to believe that crime rates had gone up.

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