Crime in Horsham District is Down by 10%

December 12, 2010 · Posted in Crime & Policing 

In the year to the end of March 2010 total crime on the district fell by 10%. Apart from a small increase in the reporting of anti social behavior and racist crime, there has been an overall reduction.

Unfortunately, there has been a massive 23% increase in alcohol related incidents. But in all other areas crime figures have improved. Public place violent crime is down 22% with arson, burglary and criminal damage all down by 15%. Vehicle damage was down by 11% and domestic violence was down by 7%. Public place crime covers a broad range of offences against the person including non injury assault, assault causing actual bodily harm, racially aggravated offences and public order offences.

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