CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau Police Cheif Wes Blair says violent crime was down in 2018 vs. 2017.
In a tweet, the chief stated violent crime was down by 17 percent.
Gun crimes were down 5 percent and overall crime by 4 percent.
"Very proud of our officers that worked tirelessly to make those stats a reality," Tweeted Blair.
The chief presented the numbers to the City Council on Monday, Feb. 19.