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Violent Crimes Up In Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wa.– Violent crime is up in Vancouver…jumping more than 25-percent last year…compared with 2017. The Columbian reports the number is based on figures that police report

to the FBI. The largest increases in Vancouver are the categories of robbery and assault. Robberies were up 27-percent. Assaults were up 39-percent. The figures for

Clark County were not included in the FBI report. A sheriff’s spokesman said it could be because the FBI received the data too late.

Kim Kapp with Vancouver Police comments domestic Violence is part of those assault numbers.  Anyone can see what’s going on in a neighborhood by going to Vanpolice.org hit the drop down and

then Crime map for daily information.

 


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