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Old 02-28-2019, 09:05 AM
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Check out this article from USA TODAY:

Cities where the violent crime rate is soaring in every state in the US

Crime rate: Cities in every state in the US where violence is rising
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Old 02-28-2019, 09:10 AM
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Check out this article from USA TODAY:

Cities where the violent crime rate is soaring in every state in the US

Crime rate: Cities in every state in the US where violence is rising
6 murders in the Villages in 2017? I cannot think of more than 2 murders in the Villages in the last 15 years or so. Probably 20 years actually. Murder of Diana Miller - Wikipedia And the Glenbrook murder-suicide in 2014. Man, woman found dead inside home in The Villages

There are some rough areas, perhaps, now included in what is called the Villages because of expansion?

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Old 02-28-2019, 10:41 AM
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You can inflate the numbers, very easy to do. Bunch of old folks arrested for battery and DUI
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Old 02-28-2019, 10:43 AM
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What I think that it's saying is that our violent crime rate was extremely low and now it's only low.

Five years ago we had about 160 violent crimes per 100,000 resident and now we have 234. A difference of 74 violent crimes per 100,000 residents.

In that same time period The Villages has grown by about 30,000 people and has expanded into Wildwood and Fruitland Park.

I have to wonder how many of those crime were in those cities.

In any event, 74 out of 100,000 is not very much.
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Old 02-28-2019, 10:49 AM
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6 murders in the Villages in 2017? I cannot think of more than 2 murders in the Villages in the last 15 years or so. Probably 20 years actually. Murder of Diana Miller - Wikipedia And the Glenbrook murder-suicide in 2014. Man, woman found dead inside home in The Villages

There are some rough areas, perhaps, now included in what is called the Villages because of expansion?
TAl, your post is absolutely and completely accurate and I get so tired of people who do not know who, what or where The Villages IS, but claim to know a bunch of incorrect bad stuff about us. Makes me want to BITE.
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Old 02-28-2019, 10:56 AM
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The other murder was the young man in the bowling alley parking lot. You do have to consider that the article says the metro area, not just TV. Our crime rate is still incredibly low but we’re not crime free.
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Old 02-28-2019, 12:42 PM
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The other murder was the young man in the bowling alley parking lot. You do have to consider that the article says the metro area, not just TV. Our crime rate is still incredibly low but we’re not crime free.
A forgot about that. I thought maybe they were bringing in statistics from Wildwood, Fruitland Park, Belleview, Dallas, Coleman, and Bushnell.
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It seems impossible that these statistics even exist. We are not a "city" and we cover three separate counties. Just like STD statistics, they are reported by county and because we cover three counties, they do not exist. People can make statistics say whatever they want.
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I reviewed the article, discovering that its statistics are macro, but not micro. I looked at Maryland where the article listed Towson, Baltimore and Columbia as a group. Each of these communities vastly differs from the others. Then, Baltimore City and Baltimore County actually would have very different statistics if looked at individually.

The California listing is also essentially meaningless....
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Old 02-28-2019, 12:59 PM
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It seems impossible that these statistics even exist. We are not a "city" and we cover three separate counties. Just like STD statistics, they are reported by county and because we cover three counties, they do not exist. People can make statistics say whatever they want.
Exactly. I just ran a foot race with my very athletic grandson. I finished second and he came in next to last.
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