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2020 FBI numbers indicate a rise in violent crime in much of Central Texas
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CENTRAL TEXAS — New statistics from the FBI have been published, detailing the number of violent crime reports among police departments across the country.

In Waco, Temple, and Killeen the numbers tell the same story: crime was on the rise in 2020.

The data reveals that most of the metropolitan police departments in Central Texas saw an increase in crime. Versus 2019, Waco's crime reports rose from 783 to 905. Temple rose from 221 to 297. Killeen nearly doubled their total, 583 to 1033. The police departments of Hewitt, Bellmead, and Belton also saw slight increases.


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