Overall crime dropped 3.3 percent, says Chief Sam Dotson.
The National Research Council (NRC) has determined sexual assaults are vastly underreported and poorly counted. The group says the national survey used to collect some data needs new wording.
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley says he doesn’t know how he feels about the plan to lobby the FBI to let the City and County report crime stats as one.
You probably have heard it before: St. Louis unfairly tops all those most dangerous city lists, because other cities get to combine their crime stats with their suburban counties and St. Louis doesn’t.