Thursday, January 5, 2017

2016 Jersey City crime stats; Some good news, some bad

The city has released the 2016 crime statistics and some of the numbers went up but the most important one, murders, went down slightly. The number of shootings were up and thanks to good police work and other factors, the % of closed shooting cases went up to 47.5% from 33.3% in 2015. You can follow this handy link and get the facts on all the crime that was in 2016 and draw your own conclusions as to what worked and what needs more attention.

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