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KU Crime Down 13 Percent, No Weapons Violations in Year One of Campus Carry

Monday, March 5, 2018

It would be rash to credit a 13 percent annual drop in crime at the University of Kansas to six months of legalized campus carry, but the new law certainly did not cause an increase in crime or a spike in weapons violations. In 2017, 671 criminal offenses were reported to KU police compared to 770 in 2016.According to the KU Office of Public Safety, there were zero weapons violations in 2017. Despite a near meltdown on campus by those like Wilmott indifferent or hostile to the Second Amendment, eight months have passed without incident since the law went into effect on July 1.

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