2009 Bank Crime Statistics Indicate Decrease in Robberies in Banks with Bullet Resistant Barriers

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FBI bank crime statistics are available through June 30, 2009. In a quick analysis of of the first two quarters in 2009 compared to 2008, there has been an eight percent decrease overall in the number of robberies, burglaries or larcenies at commercial banks, mutual savings banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions. In addition to the decrease in robberies, the percentage of banks with bullet resistant barriers that were targeted decreased nearly 30%. The southern region, however, continues to have the highest number of bank robberies, with Texas followed by Florida, being hit the worst.

View the complete 2009 FBI bank crime statistics for first quarter or second quarter.

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