Crime in Iowa Article

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This article refers to crime in the U.S. state of Iowa.


In 2008, there were 81,209 crimes reported in Iowa, including 76 murders. [1]

With fewer than four crimes reported for every 1,000 people, Iowa’s violent crime rate is nearly 15% lower than the national average. [2]

Capital punishment laws

Capital punishment is not applied in this state. [3]


  1. ^ "Iowa Crime Rates 1960 - 2010".
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  3. ^ B. A. Robinson (8 June 1995). "Capital punishment". Facts about Capital Punishment. Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. Retrieved 20 December 2011.