Crimes down in Dallas from a year ago

Posted on February 23rd, 2011 No Comments

The Dallas police report that crime rates this month are much lower than those of a year ago in February 2010.  For the first 6 weeks of 2011, crime rates in Dallas dropped by more than 15 percent.  Furthermore, in 2010, Dallas police saw a 10 percent reduction in crime from 2009.

“Every category of major crime is down.  Each of the seven patrol stations are all down in crime in double digits, with the south east division leading the way being down 20 percent,” said Police Chief David Brown.

Violent  crimes in Dallas were reported to have fallen by 24 percent and property crimes by 14 percent.  Motor vehicle theft decreased by 17.1 percent since the beginning of the year.

If you or someone you know has been accused of a crime in Dallas and need to have the charges expunged from your record, contact the Dallas expungement attorney, Mark T. Lassiter, at 214-651-1121 to learn more about expungement in Dallas.

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