Desert Hot Springs saw a 15.6% decrease in Part I crimes last year, according to newly released public safety statistics.
(Part I crimes include murder, rape, robbery, felony theft, and auto theft.)
This is the third consecutive year that the City has seen a significant reduction in these types of crime.
Desert Hot Springs also saw an 18% reduction from 2015-2016, a 6% reduction from 2016-2017, and now, a 15.6% reduction from 2017-2018.
DHSPD Chief Dale Mondary "would like to thank the community for their partnership and diligent effort in reporting crime in the community.”
"I have great officers, and great community support, and that helps!" Chief Mondary said.
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