Increasing crime in Encinitas

 Increasing crime in Encinitas

The overall crime rate in Encinitas per 1,000 residents at the mid-year point in June was up 6 percent from mid-year 2015, with a 34 percent drop in the city’s violent crime rate and but an 11 percent increase in the city’s property crime rate, according to SANDAG. The overall crime rate in Encinitas has dropped 20 percent since 2012, the report shows.

Full Article can be viewed here:                                http://patch.com/california/encinitas/crime-rate-encinitas-across-san-diego-region-report

 CHAMBERS POSITION

We are in support of the Sherriff’s Captain report that Encinitas needs at least one more Deputy to help keep the crime rate from increasing.