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Violent Crime, Homicides Reported Down In Ventura County

Posted on Sunday, January 29, 2012 6:11pm

Just released 2011 statistics show violent and property crime dropped in areas of Ventura County policed by the County Sheriff’s Department.

The number of violent crimes went from 490 in 2010, to 455 in 2011.

Meanwhile, the number of homicides in the county as a whole dropped to the lowest level in decades.  There were 14 homicides in all jurisdictions in the county in 2011, as opposed to 22 in 2010.

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