By most measures, crime down in Plainview - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

By most measures, crime down in Plainview

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By James Clark - email

PLAINVIEW, TX (KCBD) - Overall crime in Plainview is down comparing 2010 with 2009, according to numbers published over the weekend on the Plainview Daily Herald's web site. 

The paper says there were 14,403 police calls for service in 2010, which is down almost 5%.  Major crimes such as murder, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, theft and auto theft were down more than 14%.  However Plainview police issued more citations in 2010.  That particular category was up more than 47%.

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