Crime Numbers Down

Crime Numbers Down

Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 8:16 AM
Updated: Mar. 13, 2019 8:16 AM

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properly buckled in. we're learning more about crime statistics in north huntsville. that's where city council president devyn keith says crime rates have decreased in three categories: car break-in's, robberies, and burglaries. waay 31's rodneya ross is live at huntsville police headquarters with a break down of the numbers. keith told people at the meeting that he believes cameras installed in north huntsville as a test has helped prevent crimes. huntsville police hasn't released crime stats for 20-18 yet...and won't until their yearly review at the end of this month -- and they're not saying whether or not they believe the cameras have contributed to the decrease in crimes. they told waay 31 they're not able to calculate how many crimes the cameras have deterred. even still -- keith plans on getting money to make the cameras a permanent fixture. "there will be a robust amount of camera commitment for certain neighborhoods and we'll give that leeway to certain captains." devyn keith also says a pay increase of seven-thousand dollars for new huntsville officers should also help the numbers continue to decrease because the city will be able to recruit more officers. live in hsv, rr, waay 31 news.
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