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More Salt Lakers Feeling Unsafe Despite Drop in Violent Crimes

More Salt Lakers Feeling Unsafe Despite Drop in Violent Crimes



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Andrew Adams, KSL Newsradio On the heels of the Trolley Square tragedy, many Salt Lakers feel more vulnerable to violent crime than they did 10 or 20 years ago.

Fifty-two percent of people in a new Deseret Morning News-KSL Television poll say they believe they're probably or definitely less safe.

C. Brown says she's not so scared of being mugged she won't walk alone to get a bagel, "I feel very safe downtown. Got my bag, I'm fine."

Crime stats show violent crimes have actually decreased by 3.6 percent in the past 10 years.

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