Chester, Pa. offers law enforcement report card
Chester, Pa. - January 10, 2013 (WPVI) -- Officials in the City of Chester offered a report card of sorts Thursday for law enforcement initiatives.
They also announced some goals for 2013.
Last year, officers in Chester made more than 2100 arrests.
Weapons-related assaults, burglaries, and arsons also dropped to some of the lowest rates in years.
Chester Mayor John Linder said reducing gun violence will remain a major focus moving forward.
Meantime, the Police Department announced it will expand a community relations initiative.
Chester Police Commissioner Joseph Bail, Jr. added that citizen action is key in locking up violent criminals.
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