Mayor Emanuel, CTA Announce Crimes on CTA Decreased 25 Percent in 2015

Thefts and robberies, the most common crimes, fell around 20 percent
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--January 28, 2016.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. announced yesterday that the total number of crimes on the CTA fell 25 percent during 2015, the fourth straight year that crimes have decreased on the CTA.

Theft and robberies, the most common crimes, declined 19 percent and 22 percent, respectively, in 2015.

“Our aggressive efforts to deter and fight crime on the CTA since 2011 has increased safety for CTA customers, through the installation of thousands of cameras on buses, trains . . .

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