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Posted on: March 1, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Riverside Police Release Preliminary Crime Rate

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Crime statistics released today by Police Chief Thomas Weitzel show Riverside’s overall crime rate is down 16.7 percent for 2017. The numbers are based on preliminary
Riverside Police Department would like to thank the community for its assistance in reducing crime by taking the responsibility and initiative to call police when crimes or suspicious activities are observed. RPD has received many tips and other information from the public this year that have helped track down criminals, stop ongoing crime and prevent future crime.

I love open communication with the community. I want to hear the concerns people have. Let me know your concerns, if you have some issues you want addressed, I will be happy to look into them”, said Chief Weitzel.

Residents with questions, concerns or suggestions on police operations

can contact the Chief Weitzel at

Community feedback is welcomed and we incorporate suggestions into our daily police mission.

RPD News Release on Crime Index

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