Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Crime Down in Downtown St. Louis...Again

The Downtown St. Louis Partnership has reported the latest crime figures for downtown:

According to the St. Louis Police Department, compared to January 2007, reported crime in the 4th District (which includes Downtown and Downtown West) is down. The statistics are as follows: Property crime (larceny, vehicle theft and arson) down 26.8%; Burglaries (business and residential) down 58%; Total burglaries in Downtown West went from 16 in 2007 down to 1 in 2008; and, Car clottings/break-ins are down 37.7%, a decrease of 52 reported incidents.

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