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, […]