Data from the Leon County Sheriff’s Office Booking Report show that arrests during the first month of 2021 when compared to the same period in 2020 are down approximately 39.2%. The data shows that there were 549 arrests in 2021 and 903 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 35.5% and property related arrests were down 67.6%.