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Public Safety

Decatur’s violent and property crime rates are at a 20-year low. We’re all familiar with the saying, “If it bleeds, it leads.” It dominates our news cycles. But are the headlines an accurate representation of our community? Take a look below and click here to see how Decatur’s crime rates compare to other metros in the region.



Source: FBI Uniform Crime Report 2019