Where newspaper thefts happen

The map below shows newspaper thefts reported since 2000. Explore the map to see where thefts are reported most frequently.


Number of newspaper copies stolen since 2000:

542,410


Below, view the number of thefts reported each year since the fall of 2000:


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Credits: Information compiled by Jordan Bradley, Sydni Dunn, Sara Gregory and Bailey McGowan, SPLC staff writers. Programming by Sara Gregory.