#Crime Rate


JPD wants local businesses to help provide video footage of crimes

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Twenty-six days into the year 2022 and nearly ten people have lost their lives to violence in the city. People in Jackson believe more community resources will reduce the crime rate while the Jackson Police Department is working on a solution of its own. Tuesday night, a shooting near Homewood Suites […]

A rise in crime in January leaves Baltimore fearful

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Deadly violence continues to plague Baltimore, increasing at an alarming rate with 32 people killed in the first 26 days of the year, which is 13 more than at this point in 2021. Amid the wave of violence this past month, people living in Baltimore are...

Letters: To reduce crime, invest in families and young people

Once every few months we read headlines about an uptick in youth crime. Our elected officials express concern and urgency, they bicker with each other about which institution is responsible, and then the crisis fades from view without any meaningful reform. We have been talking about “reform” in the criminal...

Rubio Addresses Growing Crime Rate

In the same week he received endorsements from 55 Florida Sheriffs, Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) is addressing a growing crime rate in the United States. The Florida lawmaker is also directing criticism at Florida Rep. Val Demings (D), inferring that her efforts in office have contributed to the rise.

Lack of city responders and rising crime strains its residents

As the police shortage continues and crime rises, residents are looking to each other in supporting a safer Tacoma. The lack of responders in the city is taking a toll on its residents and those residents are asking to reinforce police officers who will protect their city. In a report...

D.A. again points to NOPD solve rates as violent crime rages on

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Orleans Parish District Attorney is defending his office’s performance as Mayor LaToya Cantrell calls for an end of finger-pointing and a solution to the uptick in crime. Jason Williams says his office has accepted 95% of murder cases brought to it by the police...

Ecuador: Military officers carry out random checks to tackle Guayaquil crime wave

Military soldiers carried out random checks in the southern districts of Guayaquil on Monday, following a crime wave in the area connected to drug trade. "These are constant operations in strategic places that are being carried out also due to the high crime rate in the city," Alex Isa, Lieutenant Commander at the Special Unit Sinai explained.

As Greenville’s population grows, overall crime rates drops

Crime rates are trending down, overall, even as Greenville’s population trends up, based on a review of preliminary crime data compiled by the Greenvillle Police Department. The population of the city of Greenville was at approximately 74,200 in 2021, an increase from 72,400 in 2020. According to GPD’s most recent 2020/2021 crime statistics, overall incidents were down 5%. Only a few categories of crime showed increases, with motor vehicle theft showing the biggest jump at 15%.