Latest figures In Hampshire and the Isle of Wight show crime is down for the 6th year in a row. Violence has fallen by more than 20%, and burglaries, robberies and car crime are down by almost a quarter.
In the Thames Valley there's been a reduction of more than 10%. It's the 6th year in a row there's been an improvement, but Chief Constable Sara Thornton says there's no room for complacency. Earlier we spoke to her and asked her what has led to the decrease in crime?
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