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Crime Rates in Jefferson County

Crime Rates in Jefferson County

by Russell Kinsaul

KMOV.com

Posted on February 8, 2010 at 6:24 PM

Updated Monday, Feb 8 at 6:24 PM

Sheriff Glenn Boyer in Jefferson County just released his end of year report which includes crime rates for 2009. Some categories of crime were up and some were down. Here are the percentage differences from 2008 to 2009.

Homicide - 50% increase (2 homicdes in 2008, 3 in 2009)

Rape - 20% decrease

Robbery - 28% decrease

Arson - 29% decrease

Assault - 7% increase

Domestic Violence - 15% increase

Burglary - 2% increase

Larceny - 32% decrease

Motor Vehicle Threft - 8% increase

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