St. Lucia Officials Say Crime Is Down By 7 Percent, Sexual Offences Increase

Crime overall in Saint Lucia, particularly homicides and murders, have decreased.

That’s according to the Third Quarter Crime Statistics Report 2015 revealed by Acting Police Commissioner Errol Alexander and his team which spoke at a press conference on Thursday, Oct. 29.

“There was an overall decrease in the number of crimes reported and accepted, with an overall (2%) improvement in detection rate,” the report stated.

During the period under review, a total of 13,665 incidents of crime were reported to the police, a decrease of 7 percent.

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