Crime + Police Calls Up in 2020 According to Grand Junction Police
The dumpster fire known as the year 2020 is thankfully in the rearview mirror. How did the year rank when it comes to crime in Grand Junction?
The Grand Junction Police Department just released its 2020 report. Here's a quick, by-the-numbers rundown.
2020 In Review
The 2020 report for Grand Junction was released yesterday, August 10, 2021. A link on the GJPD's official Facebook page reads:
Like for many others, 2020 was a year of change, growth, and adaptation for the Grand Junction Police Department. We learned a lot, we adjusted, and we overcame.
A Good Read
Please take a moment to review the report. I believe you'll find valuable information regarding matters of great importance to everyone in the valley. The report begins with a message from the chief, a reminder as to the GJPD's mission, and a crime overview.
By The Numbers
The report includes by-the-numbers information concerning a number of crimes including:
- Auto Theft
- Robbery, and more.
Something You'll No Doubt Notice
The most disturbing part of the report, at least to my mind, would be the comparison between the year 2020 and the years 2019 and 2018. Put simply, the numbers are a bit disconcerting.
A Quick Rundown
Please take the time to read the full report. In the meantime, here are a few fascinating numbers regarding Grand Jundction police activity for the year 2020.