The Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs is out with its annual mid-year crime report.
There’s some good news for Tacoma (and it’s a little surprising, at least to me, given the reports of gang violence this year.) Violent and property crimes are down in the city. It’s the same story for Federal Way and King and Thurston counties.
Pierce County has mixed results. Violent crime is up slightly and property crime is down. That’s the trend for the entire state.
I just posted a story on our homepage with more complete numbers. A more…