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Violent, property crimes down slightly in Harford, according to FBI report

Violent, property crimes down slightly in Harford, according to FBI report

The number of violent crimes reported in Harford County during 2015 decreased slightly compared to the previous year, according to the FBI's annual report on nationwide crime released Monday.

Property crimes, such as burglary and motor vehicle theft, also declined, according to the FBI Uniform Crime Report that tracks crime statistics at national, state, regional and local levels.

"I could not be more proud of the work of the men and women of the Harford County Sheriff's Office to reduce crime and work in collaboration with our citizens to keep our communities safe," Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said in a statement Tuesday.

"When I came into...

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