violent crimes

INCREASE IN HOMICIDES, VIOLENT CRIMES AGAINST SENIORS AND MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS COUNTYWIDE

 

Overall crime rate still the second lowest in 37 years

Source: SANDAG

April 24, 2017 (San Diego) -- The number of homicides, aggravated assaults, and motor vehicle thefts in the San Diego region went up in 2016, compared to 2015, while the number of rapes, robberies, burglaries, and larcenies went down, according to the annual crime report released by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Division.

ATKINS BILL WILL DENY VIOLENT ABUSERS SPOUSAL SUPPORT FROM THEIR VICTIMS

 
January 21, 2012
 (Sacramento)  Assemblymember Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) has introduced legislation to prevent abusive ex-spouses from forcing their victims to pay them spousal support and other financial compensation following a divorce.  AB 1522 was inspired by the case of a San Diego area woman who was ordered by a court to pay her husband's legal fees plus monthly spousal support, despite the fact that he was convicted of committing violent sex crimes against her and was ultimately sent to prison.