Crime reduction in North Yorkshire welcomed
NORTH Yorkshire Police have welcomed new government figures released today showing a reduction in crime in the region.
Welcome figures show crime has been reduced by nine per cent during the past year. This confirms the area as having the joint lowest crime rate in England, with 46 crimes per thousand population.
Public confidence in North Yorkshire Police and local authorities’ ability to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour has also increased.
The Office of National Statistics report, ‘Crime in England and Wales, year ending September 2012’, shows overall crime reduced by a total of 36,791 crimes – this equates to 3,500 fewer victims of crime in comparison to the same period last year.
For full story see the next edition of the Selby Times.
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