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Crime on Island at a 30 year low

Wed, 20 Apr 2011


Crime rates on the Island are at their lowest levels for 30 years.

 

The latest figures show recorded crime fell by 2.4% over the last year, whilst detection rates increased.

 

Drug offences fell by over 20%, whilst domestic burglaries saw an 18.3% drop.

 

The Department of Home Affairs says the statistics make the Island one of the safest places in Europe, but stresses that there is always room for improvement.

 

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