Crime Rates in Jacksonville Compared to State and National Levels

As a Jacksonville Criminal Attorney practicing 100% criminal defense, I follow trends in the news about crime statistics, including arrests. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) follows criminal numbers on the national, state, and local level.

Here are some of the comparison numbers:

Robberies: National – down 8%. Florida – down 14.7%. Jacksonville – down 18.6%.

Aggravated Assault Charges: National – down 4.2%. Florida – down 8%. Jacksonville – down 11.1%.

Rape Charges: National – down 2.6%. Florida – down 7.8%. Jacksonville – down 13.7%.

Grand Theft Auto Charges: National – down 17.1%. Florida – down 20.8%. Jacksonville – down 32.4%.

Burglary Charges: National – down 1.3%. Florida – down 3.4%. Jacksonville – down 5.5%.