Fewer cops but less crime in Kalamazoo County

7:06 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Fewer cops but less crime in Kalamazoo County

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Experts aren't exactly sure why, although they point to several possible factors, like more people at home because they don't have jobs and a drop in the number of young men, the group most likely to break the law.
KALAMAZOO, MI - It seems logical enough. More police officers on the streets, less crime. But in Kalamazoo County, serious crimes are on the decline over the past nine years, despite a slight drop in the number of police officers on the streets.