- Associated Press - Thursday, October 2, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Crime dropped in all categories in 2013, according to the California Department of Justice. The overall rate per 100,000 people fell 6.5 percentage points for violent crimes and 3.9 percentage points for property crimes from 2012.

Violent crimes:

- Homicide, down 8 percent.

- Aggravated assault, down 6.9 percent.

- Robbery, down 6 percent.

- Forcible rape, down 5.8 percent.

Property crimes:

- Burglary, down 6.5 percent.

- Larceny-theft, down 3.1 percent.

- Motor vehicle theft, down 2.9 percent.

- Arson, down 2 percent.

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Source: California Department of Justice.

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