City News. Tuesday, January 10, 2012

“Violent crime, and crime in general, is down in Richmond because the residents and police officers have joined forces to combat the criminal element,” said [mayor Dwight C. Jones].

“With the help of our residents and community partners, we have a handle on violent crimes,” Chief Norwood said.


City homicides declined less than in surrounding localities.

City officials excluded three homicides from the data.