Most Crimes Down Across Peninsula
But as 2009 comes to an end both precincts will be pleased to see the rest of their index crimes drop from 2008’s num- bers. Index crimes include murder, rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larceny auto.
There were 20 rapes in the confines of the 101 Precinct, an increase from 12 this time a year ago. In the 100 Precinct the number of rape incidents dropped to five from six last year.
Despite continuing to experience a considerable amount of crime compared with the rest of the city, the 101 Precinct showed a decrease in murders from ten to eight, and decreases in robbery, felony assault, burglary and grand larceny. In total, there was a 5.85 percent drop in index crimes throughout the 101 Precinct.