RESIDENTS in Cheshire may be reassured by the latest Home Office figures, which show overall recorded crime fell by 6% across the county.
The number of robberies in Cheshire has significantly fallen, out-performing the North West regional reduction of 20% by 7%.
Burglaries to Cheshire homes have fallen by 15% and Cheshire police have targeted prolific offenders who see burglary as a victimless crime.
In addition, officers and staff have been keen to work with residents and social landlords to ensure home safety is top of their agenda under the Safer Homes approach.
In addition, the Home Office figures show criminal damage identified during community meetings as being of a particular concern to Cheshire residents has fallen, decreasing by 18% in the 12 months up to December 2010.