City Reports a 14% Decrease in Leon County Crime, Status of Body Cameras and New Facility

City Reports a 14% Decrease in Leon County Crime, Status of Body Cameras and New Facility

At the City of Tallahassee annual retreat today, Chief Deleo reported that the number of crimes in Leon County in 2017 have decreased by approximately 13.7% when compared to data from 2016. The comparison period was January to November. During this period, the number of crimes fell from 14,092 to 12,152. The decrease was led […]

Mid-Year Data Shows a Crime Decrease in Leon County with Property Crime Down, Violent Crime Up

Mid-Year Data Shows a Crime Decrease in Leon County with Property Crime Down, Violent Crime Up

According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, mid-year data for 2017 shows that crime decreased by 9.4% in Leon County when compared to the same time period during 2016. The overall decrease was driven by a 11.9% decrease in property crimes like burglary and larceny. The number of motor vehicle thefts fell from 598 […]

Gainesville Successfully Implements Crime Management

Gainesville Successfully Implements Crime Management

TALLAHASSEE— Gainesville and Alachua law enforcement tout a careful balance of community policing, joint cooperation and enforcement for their success in managing crime in their community. A recent article by Tallahassee Reports highlighted the stark differences the between crime statistics for Alachua County and Leon County, two very similar counties with similar demographics and challenges, […]

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