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Crime figures continue to fall

| April 11, 2014

Police Light - 2014-03-22

According to the latest crime figures in the last year (1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014) the Chiltern and South Bucks local police area has seen a 5% reduction in crime on the previous year.

There were 370 fewer victims ( 7,607 last year to 7,234 this year).

Burglary dwelling has fallen from 629 offences last year to 581 this year which is a reduction of 8%. Burglary non-dwelling, which includes sheds and other out buildings, has fallen by 3%, from 825 to 804 offences.

Robbery of personal property is down 32% from 53 to 36 offences with 17 fewer victims. Robbery of business property has also fallen by 20 per cent (10 to 8 offences).

Domestic abuse (recorded crime) is down by 10 per cent from 543 to 489 incidents.

Fewer vehicles have been stolen with 37 fewer offences (158 to 121).

Violence against the person which has fallen by 8%, 968 offences down to 887 resulting in 81 fewer victims.

Public order offences which has reduced by 13% with 25 fewer victims (194 down to 169).

Arson and criminal damage down by 8% with 83 fewer offences from 1,098 to 1,015.

Further information can be found on the Thames Valley Police website.

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