comscore Hawaii’s crime rate dropped in three of four counties in 2020
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Hawaii’s crime rate dropped in three of four counties in 2020

  • Statewide, the rate for property crimes — burglaries, larceny theft, motor vehicle theft and arson — decreased, to 2,411 offenses per 100,000 people in 2020, from a rate of 2,869 per 100,000 in 2019.

    Statewide, the rate for property crimes — burglaries, larceny theft, motor vehicle theft and arson — decreased, to 2,411 offenses per 100,000 people in 2020, from a rate of 2,869 per 100,000 in 2019.

The decrease was apparently driven by a drop in reported offenses in Honolulu, Maui and Kauai counties, partially offset by an increase in Hawaii County. Read more

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