Reported crimes in Kearny drop by 29% in 2017

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The Town of Kearny’s Uniform Crime Report Index for 2017 shows 762 reported crimes in 2017, a significant drop of 29% from the previous year’s number of 1,078. The decrease continues a downward trend in reported crimes in recent years. Of note, the 2017 number is less than half of what was reported a decade ago in 2007. The report also shows that the Kearny Police Department responded to over 30,000 incidents during the course of 2017.

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