Crime Statistics

By: Kim Morreale
By: Kim Morreale

According the Federal Bureau of Investigation, major crimes in the United States are at a 10 year high. Rockford's numbers are not far behind.

Guns, gangs and drugs are at the epicenter of Rockford’s more than two percent increase in violent crimes. Stolen vehicles, murder, and theft are all significantly up.

But, the Rockford police department is at full staff. There are 298 police officers working to prevent drug trafficking and other related crimes.

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