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1961

Reported 90% of West Virginia crimes were nonviolent

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1971

West Virginia crime rate became the lowest in the nation

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1980

West Virginia crime rate peaked

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1998

West Virginia crime rate reached 2,547.2 crimes per 100,000

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1999

West Virginia rated 4th lowest crime rate

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2001

West Virginia had 11th lowest incarceration rate

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2004

West Virginia crime rate ranked 7th lowest

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Jul 12, 2013

The Justice Reinvestment Act became effective


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