Tag: crime

Ron DeSantis Unveils Plan to Reduce Crime in Florida

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced his legislative proposal “to maintain and further improve Florida’s 50-year record low crime rate.” DeSantis announced the proposal in Miami and his office insisted it will help further reduce...

Florida Crime Rate Drops for Record 50-Year Low, Report Finds

Crime is down in Florida for a 50-year low, according to the 2021 Annual Uniform Crime Report released this week. The report covers the calendar year of 2021 and shows Florida’s total crime volume dropped...

Charles Lipson Opinion: Violent Crime Is Driving a Red Wave

Two weeks before the 2022 midterms, fear of crime is second only to worries over inflation and recession. Both issues – personal security and economic security – affect voters directly. They arise every time...

FDLE: Crime is Down Across Florida for the 50th Straight Year

The report shows Florida’s total crime volume dropped 14.1 percent, or 76,523 fewer reported index crimes, compared to 2019.