Minnesota Criminal Defense
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Being arrested is not pleasant. It’s often a shocking, humiliating, and painful experience. Suffering through the indignity of the entire ordeal is highly stressful.
Let our experienced criminal defense team put your mind at ease.
Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm is a team of Minnesota’s top criminal trial attorneys who are legal experts in a variety of criminal practice areas. Our attorneys are accustomed to handling some of the most challenging cases and have achieved astonishing results. In fact, two of our Senior Attorneys, Allan Caplan and Joe Tamburino have been selected as “Super Lawyers” for the excellence of their results.
Since 1983, Caplan has represented clients in criminal matters such as white collar crimes, internet crimes, violent crimes, driving while intoxicated (DUI DWI), traffic violations, drug offenses, assault, domestic assault, embezzlement, theft, sex crimes, homicides, felonies, and more. If you or someone you know has been or may be accused of a crime, we encourage you to call now for a free consultation. Early intervention is the key to our mutual success.
Recent Crime Statistics:
According to the FBI in its annual crime report, violent crime fell in 2003, with just a slight increase in murders. Less than 1.4 million crimes of murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault occurred in 2003, a three percent decline from the previous year and more than 25 percent fewer from 1994.
Translating the numbers, according to 2003 figures, a rate of 475 violent crimes for every 100,000 Americans were committed. For ten straight years aggravated assaults, which make up two-thirds of all violent crimes, declined. Murder was the only violent crime that nationally increased in 2003, a 1.7 percent increase from 2002 to total 16,503.
Property crimes, like burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft, decreased one percent from 2002 to 2003, to total 10.4 million crimes. About 40 percent of violent and nonviolent crimes are committed under the influence of alcohol. In 2002, an estimated 17,419 people died in alcohol-related traffic crashes. Drunk driving is the nation’s most frequently committed violent crime, taking a life every 30 minutes, according to the NHTSA.
The Justice Department’s annual survey of crime victims was released in September 2004, revealing the national crime rate to be at its lowest point since studies began in 1973. Based on crime statistics submitted by 17,000 state and local law enforcement agencies around the country, the FBI report showed law enforcement agencies solved about 46 percent of violent crimes, including about 62 percent of murders.