Here are the year-to-date (January 1 through February 28) crime stats for Police Service Area (PSA) 307 for 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Even though overall violent crime held steady for the period in PSA 307, there are disturbing statistics in terms of gun crimes. The number of gun crimes jumped from 3 in the first two months of 2008 to 7 this year; there were 5 gun crimes in the January-February period of 2007 in PSA 307.
Moreover, assaults increaed from 8 to 11 in the past year for the January-February period. Robberies dipped from 17 to 15 in the first two months of the year, from 2008 to 2009.