The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) statistics for the State of Florida for the 2018 calendar year, from January to December, has just been released. These statistics are the standardized measure that is used across the United States to report crime within communities, states, and regions.
The Clermont Police Department is pleased to announce that in 2018 there was an overall reduction in crime by 21.7% in the City of Clermont. This report also showed a reduction of 14.9 % in the total crime index numbers from 2017 to 2018. Uniform Crime Reporting index statistics are part I crimes such as burglary, motor vehicle theft, and violent crime.
The Clermont Police Department has seen positive results in reducing crime by instituting the law enforcement models of Community Policing, Intelligence-Led Policing along with Crime Prevention and Awareness.
“This reduction in crime is unequivocally the result of the tireless efforts from the fine men and women of the Clermont Police Department who are dedicated to serving and protecting our community” stated Chief Charles Broadway. “Their commitment to community policing, intelligence-led policing and proactive police work has built a strong rapport within our community while strategically and collectively reducing not only the amount of crime but also the overall fear of crime” continued Chief Broadway.