New Report Reveals Class 'A' Crimes Up, Violent Crimes Down In Idaho
Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) The Idaho State Bureau of Criminal Identification just released its Crime in Idaho report. The report gathers statistics from around the state.
"which is the good news."
The same cannot be said for Twin Falls County.
Twin Falls has a crime rate of 6,200 per 100,000 population, higher than the state average of 5,200.
Overall in the state of Idaho, one in 19 will be a victim of a crime.
Storm adds, "it's important for citizens to know what's going on in their areas and their jurisdictions and their police department and sheriff's departments."
"If you're a victim of a crime, a class a crime, it's most likely a larceny, a burglary or vandalism or some sort of force crime, battery or assault crime," he says.
Camas and Lincoln Counties have some of the lowest crime rates in the state and looking at these numbers can be accomplished with just a click of a mouse.
Storms says, "when you go to the website, make sure you look at the five year stats for each county, you get a bigger picture than a looking year to year and you have a bigger overall view of what's going on statewide and your individual county."