At the last city commission meeting, Tallahassee Police Chief DeLeo reported that the 2017 Leon County crime rate decreased 14.3% when compared to the rate in 2016.
The 2017 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) incorporates the Tallahassee Police Department and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office into a comprehensive overview of the community.
The 2017 UCR reported decreases in both Violent Crime (10.8%) and Property Crime (14.8%).
Overall, for reported Index Offenses there was an increase in clearance rates for 2017 (18.7%) compared to 2016 (15.9%).
The comparison of state-wide UCR 2017 rates will be made available by FDLE later this year.
Chief DeLeo also reported on the status of safety cameras that were installed in high crime areas.
DeLeo told elected officials that the safety cameras placed within the Bond community continue to be operational and have not been altered from their initial installation locations. DeLeo said the Tallahassee Police Department continues to receive positive feedback from many residents within the Bond Community.
DeLeo concluded his report by summarizing the City/County Focus Subjects (CCFS) Top 10 program which was started in August 2017, with a total of seven subjects. The CCFS has since had a total of 29 subjects placed on the list.
DeLeo reported that 17 of the subjects were designated and investigated by TPD, 12 were designated and investigated by LCSO, and 10 Focus subjects have been arrested and two have warrants.