Suisun City Crime Continues to Drop

Crime dropped 17 percent last year, according to the city.

Good news for Suisun City residents: Crime rates are continuing to drop. 

The city released the following information Wednesday:

Crime in Suisun City declined 17 percent in 2012, continuing a five-year decline in incidents of the most serious types of crime, according to annual crime figures released by the Suisun City Police Department.

In 2007, the Police Department reported 912 Part I Crimes to the FBI. In 2012, only 620 occurred in the City, representing a 32% reduction in just five years.

Reductions in serious property crime led the overall decline with burglaries falling by 35% and thefts being reduced by 18%.

Violent crime, such as rape, robbery and aggravated assault, was reduced by 11% overall, and continued to be a rare occurrence in Suisun City. Only 58 incidents of serious violent crime against people were reported in 2012.

For detailed figures and more information, please visit the Police Department website.

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