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JPD says overall crime down in 2013

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Property crime has dropped 17.6% and violent crime 9%. Property crime has dropped 17.6% and violent crime 9%.
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Jackson Police Department has released a preliminary report that says overall crime in Jackson has decreased 16.2% compared to the same time last year. Property crime has dropped 17.6% and violent crime 9%.

The most significant decreases in property crime were:

  • Grand Larceny 48.1%
  • Business Burglaries 47.3%
  • Auto Thefts 19.2%
  • Auto Burglaries 9.2%

In property crime, the most significant decreases were:

  • Homicides 28.6%
  • Aggravated Assault 15.6%
  • Armed Robbery 6.5%

Statistics are based on COMSTAT numbers through March 24, 2013.

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