St.Louis Crime Down

1 decade 1 year 5 months ago Thursday, May 31 2007 May 31, 2007 Thursday, May 31, 2007 6:54:40 AM CDT May 31, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS - Crime is down for the first five months in St. Louis, dubbed by one publication last year as the nation's most dangerous city. Police Chief Joe Mokwa says crime is down nearly ten percent compared to a year ago. Violent crime is down 9.8 percent and property crime is down 9.5 percent. Homicides are down two percent, but the biggest drop is in rape, down 31 percent. Mokwa cautions that summer is the most "challenging" time for police.

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