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Posted on: February 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] CRIME IS DOWN IN GREENBURGH!

Burglaries were down by 50% in 2019. Robberies down 18%. The 22 burglaries tallied is the lowest number in town recorded history. Part II offenses decreased from 899 in 2018 to 805 in 2019. This reduction by 94 incidents. Click onto full text

 

CRIME IN GREENBURGH IS DOWN- BURGLARIES IN 2019 WAS THE LOWEST EVER

  The Greenburgh police department recently released statistics for criminal offenses for the year 2019.  During the year 2019 a total of 550 part I offenses were reported to the department compared to 641 during 2018. This represents a decrease of 91 offenses, constituting a decrease of approximately 13%. Burglaries were down by 50%. Robberies down 18%. The 22 burglaries tallied in 2019 is the lowest number reported since the town began maintaining crime recrods.

Part II offenses decreased from 899 in 2018 to 805 in 2019. This reduction by 94 incidents represents a 10% decrease. Included in this category are simple assaults, DWI’s, sex offenses (excluding rape), drugs, criminal mischief, fraud/forgery, public order and theft offenses.

Hat’s off to the hard working and dedicated police officers in the town for their efforts at keeping us safe.

PAUL FEINER

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