Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has released some crime statistics for 2020 from the police service.
He says murders have been reduced by over 25 per cent compared to 2019 and every major crime has been reduced by 19 to 80 percent this year.
41 % reduction in kidnapping
70 % reduction in kidnapping for ransom
31 % reduction for robbery
22 % reduction for house break-ins
24 % reduction for wounding and shootings
25 % reduction for sexual offences including rape
19 % reduction for larceny of motor vehicles
25 % reduction in road traffic fatalities
He says all amounts to a 30 per cent reduction in serious crime, with this being the highest drop in crime from one year to another in over 30 years, inclusive of 2011 when there was a State of Emergency.