Data from the Leon County Sheriff’s Office Booking Report show that arrests during the first 17 days of 2021 when compared to the same period in 2020 are down approximately 41%. The data shows that there were 289 arrests in 2021 and 491 in 2020.
This is a trend that began last year.
Arrest comparisons for various categories are shown below.
The number of people booked into jail was down 45%. Arrests related to violent charges was down 46.4% and property related charges were down 72.3%.
Note: This report is based off of information from the daily LCSO Booking Reports. The data is complied and coded by Tallahassee Reports. The plan is to publish these reports on a weekly basis.