Crime figures in Leicester at lowest for 20 years

A focus on offenders and using technology to make sure officers are in the right place at the right time has brought crime figures to a 20 year low in Leicester.

Chief Constable Simon Cole told ITV Central that they have seen a drop of 10 % in reported crime in 2012.

The fall in crime is equivalent to 6,849 fewer victims of crime than in 2011.


Crime Down In Leicestershire

Leicestershire Police Force has recorded the lowest crime rates in 20 years in 2012.