Crime: Gainesville and Tallahassee are Headed in Different Directions

Crime: Gainesville and Tallahassee are Headed in Different Directions

Often times people dismiss crime statistic comparisons involving Leon county because Tallahassee is a major college town. The argument is that characteristics of a college town can sometimes skew comparisons because of the presence of so many college students. In fact, recently Florida State University Criminology Professor, Brian Stults, told the Tallahassee Democrat that the […]

Leon County Ranks #1 in Crime Rate Again

Leon County Ranks #1 in Crime Rate Again

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement released crime data for 2016 and Leon County leads the state of Florida in crime rate for the third year in a row. The crime rate per 100,000 residents increased by 6.8% over 2015 numbers. The┬átotal crime rate in the state of Florida fell by 4.4% and also fell […]