The new figures, published today by Devon and Cornwall police for the period between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, show a rise in recorded crime for our force area including Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Officers said they have seen a 17.4% increase between July 2016 and June 2017 and that Devon and Cornwall follows the same rising trend as the whole of the UK.
In June the figures for Cornwall were showing that this year, five homicides – murders and manslaughters – were committed, which was the same as last year. Read full original article…
20 July, 2017, 6:00 pm