Rises and ebbs in crimes have more complex contributors than just one or two factors, said Sociology Assistant Professor, Brenden Beck. He pointed to drops in crime in the mid-1990s after a few years of increases, the causes of which criminologists still don’t agree on. Beck said, “And so if we can't even you know, find out what happened globally, across the decade, it's going to be pretty difficult to pin down precise causes of what happened annually in one city like Denver."
Searching for reasons behind Colorado's spike in car thefts
The Denver Gazette, July 26