Crime rates down in Sangamon County

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Sangamon County - The sheriff's office released their 2013 crime statistics, and the numbers have decreased.

 

The sheriff's office says that crime rates have dropped in every reported category.

           

"What these numbers reveal is the policies, programs and assignments that we currently have in place, have  made Sangamon County a safer place to live, raise our families and conduct business," said Undersheriff Jack Campbell. 

 

Here is a break down of the numbers:

Year

2012

2013

Murder

2

0

Sexual Assault

27

24

Robbery

23

16

Assault/Battery

121

98

Burglary

286

234

Theft

543

459

Car Theft

38

28

Arson

8

5

 

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