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Dan Frazier

The article says residential burglaries decreased 14 percent, but residential break-ins increased 24 percent. That seems very strange. I'm assuming that a residential burglary is when someone steals something from a home or apartment. I assume that a residential break-in is when someone breaks into a home or apartment, but nothing seems to be missing afterward. It would be helpful if an article like this explained these terms, and also terms like robbery and larceny. I am a native English speaker and I sometimes struggle to keep such terms straight. Of course many in Santa Fe are not native English speakers.

Angel Ortiz

"Of course many in Santa Fe are not native English speakers "? Please elaborate. Many of us speak multiple languages.

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