Drop in serious reported crimes in North Eastern Division

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    The North Eastern Division is reporting a 24% decrease in serious reported crimes.

    According to Superintendent Robert Phillip from January 1st 2018 to present, there have been 736 SRCs, compared to 969 for the same period in 2017.

    The decline he adds, were in key areas.

    Audio: Phillip Key Areas 21 11 18

    The Division’s detection rate meanwhile stands at 29%.

    In terms of other policing initiatives, North Eastern officers have issued 3,995 speed tickets, with 1,000 persons being charged for drunk driving.