Special Report

Towns Reporting Massive Declines in Petty Crime

45. Cadillac, Michigan
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: -1,402.0
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 164 — 772nd highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,560.0 — 881st highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: -1,556.1 — 55th lowest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,835.8 — 1,048th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 10,419

44. Williamston, North Carolina
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: -1,426.9
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 183 — 678th highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 3,556.9 — 132nd highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: -897.9 — 207th lowest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 5,772.6 — 64th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 5,312

43. Lakemore, Ohio
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: -1,455.9
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 40 — 749th lowest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 1,302.1 — 1,106th highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: -1,584.6 — 51st lowest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 1,627.6 — 1,223rd highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 3,074

Source: via Facebook / courtesy of Town of Pantego

42. Pantego, Texas
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: -1,466.1
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 58 — 1,036th lowest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 2,289.8 — 457th highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: -1,610.5 — 48th lowest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 3,632.1 — 279th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 2,531

Source: 140641142@N05 / Flickr / Public Domain

41. Logan, Ohio
> Change in reported larceny-theft rate, 2019-2020: -1,475.8
> Larceny-thefts reported in 2020: 245 — 436th highest of 2,671 towns (tied)
> Larceny-thefts per 100K people in 2020: 3,496.5 — 141st highest of 2,671 towns
> 1-yr. change in all property crime: -1,456.1 — 67th lowest of 2,654 towns
> Property crimes per 100K people in 2020: 4,695.3 — 125th highest of 2,661 towns
> Population: 6,836

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