PSA1 Crime Report for May for the 15th District

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Overall crime incidents in the 15th District PSA1 for the first 5 months of the year reported are down compared to last year by about 10%.  May of 2016 compared to 2015 is down 16%.

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Thanks to OpenDataPhilly we have a lot more information about crime.  The data available goes back to 2006 and includes the entire city which amounts to 2 million reports.  It now includes all incidents rather than only the most serious categories.

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The Gazette will continue to report crime news as it impacts our daily lives in as balanced a way as possible.  We can’t ignore it but Frankford is much more than the crime stats indicate.