Statistics are one of the best tools of a press release but when the Headline reads Allentown Crime rate down in 2008
pick a number & pick a category: for example here are the crimes categorized as Part 1 crimes by the FBI's Uniform Crime Report: homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, and arson.
Murders in 2008 were down
however in 2008
robbery at knife point up
Robbery w/dangerous wep up
assault with firearm up
assault with knife up
Burglary-unlawful entry up
Burglary forcible entry up
there were reductions in a variety of other crimes including vandalism,prostitution,
disorderly conduct, vagrancy and motor vehicle theft.
SOURCE: PA uniform crime reporting system 2007-2008
- ▼ February (6)
- ► 2008 (111)