Violent Crimes Up in Fayetteville Despite Overall Drop in Crime

Crime rates in Fayetteville are down a sixth consecutive year. Unfortunately, violent crimes, such as homicides and aggravated assaults are up. Fayetteville Police Chief Gina Hawkins presented the 2021 annual crime report to the City Council on Monday, giving numbers on the city’s overall crime decrease, particularly property crimes such as burglary, larceny and robbery, which were down 13.5% from 2020.

Author: Mike Jackson