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Overall A Good Year - Crime Stats 2023

This past week the Sweet Home Police Department (SHPD) released their statistics for 2023 and according to Police Chief Jason Ogden, it's been a busy year but statistically speaking a better year overall for crime.

"In 2023, the total number of crimes reported in our town was 1917, marking a 9.55% increase from the 1743 crimes reported in 2022. However, it's important to note that the number of crimes resolved also increased from 1094 in 2022 to 1268 in 2023, which is a 16% increase." said Ogden.

According to Odgen, this increase in resolved crimes is larger than the increase in reported cr...

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