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Crime Continues Double-Digit Decreases Throughout Greater Gwinnett Place
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Crime Continues Double-Digit Decreases Throughout Greater Gwinnett Place

(DULUTH)—New statistical data released by Gwinnett County Police shows significant decreases in crime throughout greater Gwinnett Place.

The compiled data covers reported incidents occurring from 2007 through 2010 with an overall 33% decrease. In virtually every category, a double-digit decrease in crime was realized:

Robbery  - 42%
Motor Vehicle Theft  - 35%
Theft  - 33%
Burglary (Commercial)  - 24%
Fraud  - 19%

During the same reporting period, the number of area traffic accidents also showed a noticeable decrease – down 41% from 2007 to 2010.

CID Board Chairman Mark Williams credited the efforts of Gwinnett Police and the cooperation between the CID and the department’s central precinct near Gwinnett Place for the positive results.

“The businesses and property owners of greater Gwinnett Place have a strong working relationship with our police force, and these statistics show we are having success,” Williams said. “The Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District is working hard to ensure continued better results moving forward.”

The CID conducts daily community patrols – including on weekends – to help keep police informed of any areas needing assistance.

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