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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…

Leon County Loses Jobs in May, Unemployment Remains at 3.6%

Leon County Loses Jobs in May, Unemployment Remains at 3.6%

The latest employment information shows that Leon County lost 981 jobs in May 2017. This month’s loss follows a loss of 525 jobs in April. One year ago Leon County…

Leon County: Last Four Years Crime Up 22% and Arrests Down 29%

Leon County: Last Four Years Crime Up 22% and Arrests Down 29%

The recent release of the 2016 crime statistics revealed that Leon county’s crime rate was once again number one in the state of Florida. However, a statistic buried in 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…

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