Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Crime Continues 10-Year Decline

The crime statistics for the month of September 2012 show a decrease of 24.25% in crime as compared to the same period in 2011.

The 23 Part I crimes reported during September 2012 is the lowest total for the month of September in the past ten years. Over those ten years the average number of Part I crimes reported from January through September is 357. The 228 so far in 2012 puts us 36% below the ten-year average. Since 2003 Part I crime is down 52% with 45% of the reduction coming since 2006.

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