FILE - Police Colorado 911

Emergency telephone number 911 on the rear quarter panel of a police squad car.

(The Center Square) – Colorado's crime rate so far this year is down from last year, but still above pre-pandemic levels, a new report by the Common Sense Institute says.

The state's monthly crime rate average through June 2022 is 530 crimes per 100,000 residents, down from 583.7 last year, according to the think tank's report. The rate was 522 in 2020 and 494.4 in 2019.

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