REPORT: Florida Crime Rate Drops for Record 50th Straight year, Total Crime Volume Drops 14.1 Percent
By Space Coast Daily // June 23, 2021
Brevard County crime Drops 10.6 percent
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Crime is down across Florida for the 50th straight year, according to the 2020 Annual Uniform Crime Report released today.The report shows Florida’s total crime volume dropped 14.1 percent, or 76,523 fewer reported index crimes, compared to 2019.
Overall, property crimes dropped by 17 percent in this report, or 78,373 crimes. Meanwhile, violent crime edged up by 2.3 percent, or 1,850 crimes.
The index crimes of rape, robbery, burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft crimes were down, while murder and aggravated assault increased.
Domestic violence murder was down in 2020, while stalking increased.
The 2020 Annual Uniform Crime Report, including county-by-county breakdowns, can be found on HERE.
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