The good news is that crime continues to be down compared to this time last year, by a little over 15%.
The less good news is that we continue to creep closer to last year’s numbers. In March, crime compared to the same date in 2008 was down 22.20%. Last time I did this, a month ago, total crime was down 19.39%.
And here’s where we are as of June 8th (xls).
I’ve added a comparison to 2007 as well.