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Crime spiked in 2015: FBI report

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>> Just hours before the first presidential debate, the FBI releasing a bombshell report showing a sharp spike in murders in 2015. The agency identifying more than 15,600 killings compared to 14,000 the year before. Violent crime overall including rape and assault edging higher as well. After easing for decades, the saving grace for the Obama administration, the number still far below the peak in the 1990s.
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The biggest surge, in poor segregated neighborhood in major cities. And dramatically higher in the South. 2016 rivals Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton differing sharply on how to handle rising crime. Trump praising aggressive policing, including stop-and-frisk tactics that critics say unfairly target minorities. Clinton pushing for tougher gun control and national guidelines on the use of force by police.
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FBI Director James Comey has warned increasing scrutiny of police was creating a chill wind that could lead to more crime.