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Crime Rate Statistics #218984

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 31, 1971
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(Studio) FBI reports crime rate up 11% for 1970 over 1969; crime rate up 176% in last 10 years; only 1 out of 5 crimes solved last year

(DC) Law Enforcement Assistance Admin. budget up 1110% since created in 1968; general acctg. office reports 24 states had distributed less than 5% of Law Enforcement Assistance Admin. funds to local agencies for fiscal 1971; critics charge Law Enforcement Assistance Admin. lacks proper review procedures, doesn't know how money spent; Congress hearings on Law Enforcement Assistance Admin. to resume next month
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Hart, John;
Morton, Bruce

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