An analysis of criminal offenses reported to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department shows a significant decline since 2007, authorities said. The most significant drop in crime numbers occurred from 2011 to 2015.
Here are some of the highlights, according to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department:
|From 2014||From 2007|
|Total Reported Crimes||-28.17%||-67.95%|
|Crimes Against Persons||-9.95%||-71.57%|
|Crimes Against Property||-30.12%||-65.24%|
|Crimes Against Society||-44.52%||-73.12%|
The overall number of crimes reported to the Sheriff’s Department decreased 67.95 percent from 2007 to 2015. In addition, crime is down throughout Anderson County, the Sheriff’s Department said. [Read more…]