One more thing DB2 I went back and read the article and it seems you left out the whole quote, so let me provide it. Let’s bold the part left out.
The FBI data, which compares crime rates in the third quarter of 2023 to the same period last year, found that violent crime dropped 8%, while property crime fell 6.3% to what would be its lowest level since 1961, according to criminologist Jeff Asher, who analyzed the FBI numbers.
Right but your time frame could be considered very short also. My point was that crime is coming down and that is why we should be optimistic.
True but I remember just recently all the video’s of people stealing from stores that was rampant on “TV News” and we found out later that it was way over blown. It seems that some people are trying to scare people into believing the world is more scarier than it really is. I can’t remember the last time I noticed any crime.
Newsom is asking lawmakers to create new categories of crimes targeting “professional” offenders who have stolen property or burglarized vehicles with the intent to resell them and to enhance penalties for people who resell large amounts of stolen goods. He also wants to clarify existing powers to arrest retail thieves and aggregate separate offenses, making permanent a law allowing charges for organized retail crime.