April 23, 2024
A closeup photograph of a San Diego Police officer. Courtesy of the division

San Diego stays one of many most secure huge cities within the nation for its residents, in keeping with an annual report on crime from native legislation enforcement.

The report, which was launched this week by the San Diego Police Division, coated January by December 2023. In comparison with the earlier yr, crime has decreased 2.7% in additional than half the monitored classes.

The report makes use of home violence instances and gang and hate crimes statistics in addition to crimes towards individuals, property, and society — a part of a nationwide shift to a extra detailed technique of knowledge assortment about crimes.

Crimes towards individuals have remained comparatively the identical in comparison with final yr, in keeping with the report. Crimes involving property have additionally remained comparatively low, with decreases in all kinds, aside from automobile thefts.

Whereas a rise in total crimes towards society is proven, most crime sections, corresponding to prostitution and weapon legislation violations, present a lower in comparison with 2022.   

“The women and men of the San Diego Police Division placed on their uniforms on daily basis with one purpose in thoughts: holding our communities secure,” stated San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit in a press release.

“That is confirmed by the truth that San Diego stays one of many most secure huge cities within the nation year-over-year, regardless of continued staffing shortages. It is a testomony to proactive police work to forestall crimes from taking place and investigative instruments that assist us maintain criminals accountable.”

The report will be learn right here.