Police Chief Reports Overall Crime Rise, Reduction in Homicides and Shootings

On the Village’s website, Police Chief Tim Curry reported a 2.5 percent overall increase in crime in 2012, but a “more significant reduction in shootings and homicides from the previous year.” According to the Chief, the number of shootings went down by 20 percent, while total homicides decreased by 46 percent. The Chief touted the Maywood Alternative Policing Strategies (MAPS) program in fostering “strong bonds … Continue reading Police Chief Reports Overall Crime Rise, Reduction in Homicides and Shootings