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Homicide rate fell in 2012 - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

April 24, 2014

Homicide rate fell in 2012

Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 12:05 am | Updated: 12:12 am, Wed Jan 2, 2013.

GALVESTON — The 13 deaths ruled homicides in Galveston County last year represented a historic low not seen since the middle 1960s.

The county’s drop in the number of reported homicides continues a trend that saw a 3.8 percent overall national decline in violent crimes reported in 2011 as compared to the previous year, according to data collected by the FBI.

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