Crime down but still too high, say police

CRIME in Greater Manchester has fallen by 11 per cent, new figures show.

Home Office statistics released yesterday cover the 12 months between October, 2011, and September, 2012.

The total number of crimes reported was 193,148, including 38,503 violent crimes against a person, 28,597 burglaries and 10,468 drug offences.

Fraud and forgery saw the biggest drop of 31 per cent and robberies dropped by 12 per cent.

The only category which saw an increase was violence against a person, up by two per cent.

Greater Manchester’s Ch Con Sir Peter Fahy said: “The reduction in crime in Greater Manchester is greater than the national figure but there is no question that crime is still too high.”

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10:13am Sat 26 Jan 13

Puffin-Billy says...

No crime is not down ! -
it just goes unreported, and unrecorded, because victims know absolutely nothing will be done.

There is no such thing as "low-level crime". If you don't have so much as a pot to **** in, a row of smashed in fencing which costs hundreds of pound is high level crime.

If your wheely bin is repeatedly stolen from outside of your house because the local council make you leave it there, you are required to pay for a new one.

Two new one's have cost me £60. Like I say, when you don't have a pot to **** in that's a lot of money -it's high level crime.

Theft and criminal damage are rampant in some areas- just take a look at the streets around you.
No crime is not down ! - it just goes unreported, and unrecorded, because victims know absolutely nothing will be done. There is no such thing as "low-level crime". If you don't have so much as a pot to **** in, a row of smashed in fencing which costs hundreds of pound is high level crime. If your wheely bin is repeatedly stolen from outside of your house because the local council make you leave it there, you are required to pay for a new one. Two new one's have cost me £60. Like I say, when you don't have a pot to **** in that's a lot of money -it's high level crime. Theft and criminal damage are rampant in some areas- just take a look at the streets around you. Puffin-Billy
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12:31pm Sat 26 Jan 13

boltonnut says...

Why shouldn't yobs commit crimes?They get away scot free.Suspended sentences,community work,(they don't even show up) fines paid at two quid a month because they don't work, but they have a p!ss pot full of kids in their free council house which is their main souce of income,it pays for their drugs booze,fags etc.So why not?
Why shouldn't yobs commit crimes?They get away scot free.Suspended sentences,community work,(they don't even show up) fines paid at two quid a month because they don't work, but they have a p!ss pot full of kids in their free council house which is their main souce of income,it pays for their drugs booze,fags etc.So why not? boltonnut
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2:29pm Sat 26 Jan 13

tony000 says...

Puffin-Billy wrote:
No crime is not down ! -
it just goes unreported, and unrecorded, because victims know absolutely nothing will be done.

There is no such thing as "low-level crime". If you don't have so much as a pot to **** in, a row of smashed in fencing which costs hundreds of pound is high level crime.

If your wheely bin is repeatedly stolen from outside of your house because the local council make you leave it there, you are required to pay for a new one.

Two new one's have cost me £60. Like I say, when you don't have a pot to **** in that's a lot of money -it's high level crime.

Theft and criminal damage are rampant in some areas- just take a look at the streets around you.
totaly agee and its going to get even worse .
[quote][p][bold]Puffin-Billy[/bold] wrote: No crime is not down ! - it just goes unreported, and unrecorded, because victims know absolutely nothing will be done. There is no such thing as "low-level crime". If you don't have so much as a pot to **** in, a row of smashed in fencing which costs hundreds of pound is high level crime. If your wheely bin is repeatedly stolen from outside of your house because the local council make you leave it there, you are required to pay for a new one. Two new one's have cost me £60. Like I say, when you don't have a pot to **** in that's a lot of money -it's high level crime. Theft and criminal damage are rampant in some areas- just take a look at the streets around you.[/p][/quote]totaly agee and its going to get even worse . tony000
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3:09pm Sat 26 Jan 13

Bolton5 says...

Reality is that at least half of some types of crime goes unreported. Why? Because the great British justice system does not deliver justice. Build more prisons and start locking people up for a long time then people might believe it is worth the effort.
Reality is that at least half of some types of crime goes unreported. Why? Because the great British justice system does not deliver justice. Build more prisons and start locking people up for a long time then people might believe it is worth the effort. Bolton5
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9:07pm Sun 27 Jan 13

BWFC71 says...

Bolton5 wrote:
Reality is that at least half of some types of crime goes unreported. Why? Because the great British justice system does not deliver justice. Build more prisons and start locking people up for a long time then people might believe it is worth the effort.
Bring back transportation to Australia - maybe my only chance of leaving thsi godforsaken town - commit a pettty crime to a new world in paradise!!! ;-)
[quote][p][bold]Bolton5[/bold] wrote: Reality is that at least half of some types of crime goes unreported. Why? Because the great British justice system does not deliver justice. Build more prisons and start locking people up for a long time then people might believe it is worth the effort.[/p][/quote]Bring back transportation to Australia - maybe my only chance of leaving thsi godforsaken town - commit a pettty crime to a new world in paradise!!! ;-) BWFC71
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4:21pm Mon 28 Jan 13

steveG says...

The police think crime is too high,then do what you normally do - stop recording it.
The police think crime is too high,then do what you normally do - stop recording it. steveG
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