These first six months' results are a strong indicator of what we will see for 2011.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 09, 2011
HomeSecurityGuru.com, the web's largest and most comprehensive home security website, has just collected and released the most recent Florida crime statistics that are currently available. The data listed below includes statistics for the entire geographical area of Florida as well as a list of counties with the highest occurrence of crimes in the state.
The Florida crime statistics report also includes a comparison to the 2010 crime rates.
As of 9/23/2011 - 31,737 / 2010 Statistics - 32,845
As of 9/23/2011 - 915 / 2010 Statistics - 1910
As of 9/23/2011 - 80,170 / 2010 Statistics - 81,448
Motor Vehicle Theft
As of 9/23/2011 - 18,902 / 2010 Statistics - 20,871
As of 9/23/2011 - 472 / 2010 Statistics - 487
Forcible Sex Offenses
As of 9/23/2011 - 5,052 / 2010 Statistics - 4,997
As of 9/23/2011 - 12,228 / 2010 Statistics - 12,784
As of 9/23/2011 - 224,779 / 2010 Statistics - 227,618
Although the crime statistics for 2011 are only through September 23 some crimes including Forcible Sex Offenses and Robbery are above or almost equal to reported crimes for the entire year of 2010. However, there is a noticeable reduction in the number of arson reports in 2011. Overall the crimes trends show that to date violent crimes are down 3.2% and nonviolent crimes are down 1.8%. In regards to the current crime rates Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey said, "These first six months' results are a strong indicator of what we will see for 2011, and the downward trend of Florida's crime numbers is a positive sign."
Reports show that the Florida counties with the highest number of crimes reported as of June 2011 are:
- Miami Dade County
- Broward County
- Orange County
- Palm Beach County
- Duval County
- Pinellas County
- Hillborough County
- Polk County
- Volusia County
- Brevard County
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