Wisconsin Crime Rates Drop
According to a report, the crime rates in Wisconsin dropped. The report, released by the Office of Justice Assistance indicated that the rate of murders, rapes, and assaults were down nearly 5% for the year.
Further, murders in the state were down nearly 20% from where they were a year ago.
Many individuals praise increased community efforts at crime prevention as one of the factors that have helped lead to a decrease in criminal activity. Many police agencies have stated that their increased enforcement efforts were also a factor in the drop in crime rates.
If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges, contact the Milwaukee criminal defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. at (414) 271-9595.