Monday, June 17, 2019

Crime Stats? What Crime Stats?

The city of Jackson hasn't updated the crime reports on the city's website since February.   Posted below is the most recent report available on the website.   Jackson went nearly a year without posting the crime stats until November 2018.  One hopes the city will begin posting them again. 



18 comments:

Anonymous said...

Since "UCR" stands for "uniform crime report", this is the "uniform crime report crime report"?

Anonymous said...

ATM machine, VIN number, PIN number

Cynical Sam said...

Well, duh! There have been no crimes since February, only the perception of crimes.

Pretty radical, huh?

Anonymous said...

What happened to the crime data portal?
http://kingfish1935.blogspot.com/2019/04/jackson-launches-data-portal.html?m=1

Anonymous said...

Looks like a 5th grad power point presentation cover.

Uniform Crime Report Crime Report...that's hilarious.

Anonymous said...

What WLBT and count how many killing each day.. Jackson crime reporting. 3 on Yo side.

Anonymous said...

Mediocrity at its finest.

Anonymous said...

CRIME STATS? WE DON'T NEED NO STINKING CRIME STATS!

Anonymous said...

De’keither Stamps suggestion to increase police presence to address noise complaints has apparently resolved ALL the crimes in Jackson. Here’s a thought, college age students reside in areas they can afford. Buy up the property and ensure your neighbors are of your own choosing. Perhaps Stamps can recommend increased presence in the areas where the murders are occurring because for awhile they where in close proximity.

Crimes that are happening as reported by the media but not Crime Stats are being addressed with road blocks and events in the park. I know I feel safer knowing that JPD will be able to keep crime low based on these road blocks and barbecue.

Justice for Jackson said...

So tired of mighty KF throwing rocks at JPD and our city government. It’s easy to criticize from the sidelines. God forbid you highlight the positive going on in Jackson but that wouldn’t help your narrative now would it Sir Fish?

Cynical Sam said...

Ever since Baby Chok initiated "midnight basketball," there has been no crime to report.

Anonymous said...

I'm glad to see there is still full employment in The Department of Redundancy Department.

Anonymous said...

@7:16PM

Layoff of KF. I heard a prominent AA attorney who has his practice in Jackson speak today. In a nutshell he said why would anyone or business want to invest in Jackson when it is a killing field. He blames Jackson's crime problems on the lack of parental control and the failure of the courts to incarcerate the criminals. He also touched on the problems at JPD. While there are many good men and women at JPD, there are a large number of bad apples that also contribute to the problem. When JPD refuses to acknowledge and release the crime stats, that is a sign of cover-up or of denial. Take your choice.

Anonymous said...

Oh look, it’s the author of the Uniform Crime Report Crime Report.

Anonymous said...

Actually, I think the reporting on the Dept. of Public Works and the lawsuit against Siemens, et. al., highlight very positive action undertaken by the city government. Everybody knew this junk was going on, but nobody was calling it out or doing anything about it.

Also, I think the reporting on JDP officers tends to show that they do their jobs, often in difficult circumstances. The consistent release of repeat, violent offenders, the failures to timely indict, and the repeated slaps on the wrists, do not reflect on the officers of JDP, and I think that is acknowledged on a regular basis. They just keep having to investigate and arrest the same folks over and over, which IS pointed out on a regular basis, as it should be.

Sometimes positive action takes the form of dealing with some ugly truth.

StarRider said...

If the city government wasn't an abject failure the Siemens issue would have been addressed long ago. As for the crime reports, if I was in charge of them I wouldn't want to put them out there either.

Anonymous said...

So tired of Melvin C. Robinson hogging all the food.

SpotCrime said...

They used to publish incident base crime data that was updated weekly.

View an example here
http://www.jacksonms.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1229

They haven't updated it since 2017.

I finally submitted a FOIA for this major crimes log in December 2018 after my emails to ask them to update it went without a response. They never responded to my FOIA request after following up with them multiple times. I submitted a complaint to the AG last week. Hope to have an answer by July 2.

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