With elections for the new Police and Crime Commissioners now out of the way it is pleasing to note that the latest bulletin from Greater Manchester Police shows that overall crime in Greater Manchester is down by 11 per cent for the 12 months to the end of October 2012.
Domestic burglary has been reduced by eight per cent and personal robbery by 11 per cent. At the same time vehicle crime is down by 11 per cent. Business robbery has been reduced by 15 per cent. Antisocial behaviour has been reduced by 14 per cent.