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2017 FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Data Shows a Decrease in Oxnard Crime

2017 FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Data Shows a Decrease in Oxnard Crime

The FBI gathers crime statistics from law enforcement agencies each year as part of their Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.  The UCR Program collects data on four violent crime and four property crime categories.  The purpose of the program is to generate a reliable set of crime statistics for use by law enforcement.  The Oxnard […]

Thomas Fire by the numbers

Thomas Fire by the numbers

VENTURA, Calif. – As the largest wildfire in the state’s history, the Thomas Fire generated some staggering statistics. It burned 281,893 acres (440 square miles). At its most devastating, it was being fought by an army of firefighters more than 8,000 strong. More than 1,000 structures were destroyed. And the fire’s most-sobering statistic is the […]

Blacks vs. Police

Blacks vs. Police

By Walter Williams   Let’s throw out a few numbers so we can put in perspective the NFL players taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Many say they are protesting against police treatment of blacks and racial discrimination. We might ask just how much sense their protest makes. According to The […]

City of Santa Paula 2016 Crime Statistics

City of Santa Paula 2016 Crime Statistics

The overall Per Capita Crime Index or crime rate per 1,000 people decreased last year from the previous year.  Overall the crime rate decreased from 13.85 reported crimes per 1,000 people in 2016 from 16.49 reported crimes per 1,000 people in 2015 for a decrease in overall crime of 17%.  When looking over the last […]

Oxnard crime situation

Oxnard crime situation

By George Miller Oxnard crime has risen significantly since 2011 and is up 26% just in the last year. Police Chief Jeri Williams and staff will present the attached report at the Tuesday April 7 City Council meeting. There will be discussion of crime statistics, possible causes and what to do about it. Download/read report: Oxnard […]

Oxnard: FBI statistics show uptick in crime

Oxnard: FBI statistics show uptick in crime

The FBI gathers crime statistics from law enforcement agencies each year as part of their Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. The UCR Program collects data on four violent crimes and four property crimes. The purpose of the program is to generate a reliable set of crime statistics for use by law enforcement. The Oxnard Police […]