Chief updates Susanville crime statistics
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 — Good news and bad news about the crime rate in the city of Susanville.
Police Chief Tom Downing provided an update on the police department statistics from January through June of this year to the Susanville City Council at its Wednesday, Aug. 20 meeting.
Downing said the number of property crimes in the city has decreased slightly while the number of violent crimes increased slightly during the past six months. Downing said the drop in property crime statistics may be due to “assertive work” by local police officers.