Tampa, Florida Crime Rate Down

Crime rates in Tampa, Florida are down thanks to a new program instituted by the police there. According to the Tampa Police Department, crime is down 46% from 2002. These crimes were reduced:

Aggravated Assault
Thefts
Burglary
Robbery
Homicide
Rape
Tampa police made an effort to target people committing burglaries, robberies, grand theft autos, and car burglaries. In targeting these crimes, overall crime went down.

In Jacksonville, a large percentage of daily arrests are for driving on suspended license. People are arrested for driving a car. It keeps the arrest numbers high, but does little for reducing overall violent crime.

If you have been arrested in Jacksonville, call our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Law Firm at (904) 634-0900.