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DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The City of Dublin is making progress in decreasing crime.
Dublin Law enforcement, along with the Department of Justice and the FBI held a news conference on Wednesday at Dublin City Hall.
Officials discussed the collaborative efforts in Dublin that helped decrease crime by 24% in the past three years. They compared this to the national average which decreased by 3.5%.
According to the Department of Justice, in the past two years, only 20 defendants have been identified, with 13 indicted, 9 have already been convicted either by guilty or trail.
Federal Cases From Dublin In Less Than 24 Months
- 11 drug cases involving 16 defendants
- 11 gun cases involving 14 defendants and seizure of 11 firearms
- 3 gang cases involving 6 defendants
Dublin Crimes / FBI Uniform Crime Reports
- 123 violent crimes in 2016
- 103 violent crimes in 2017
- 93 violent crimes in 2018