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Latest Statistics Show Crime Down Substantially In Simi Valley

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2012 3:31pm

Just released statistics show a major drop in violent, and property crimes in Simi Valley last year.

In the area of violent crimes, the city has an 11.5 percent decrease in 2011.

In property crimes, like burglary and auto theft, the numbers are down by just over 22 percent, with the only major increase a doubling of the number of arson incidents.

The Police Department says it was also able to lower its average emergency response time substantially, from 5.3 to 4.3 minutes.

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