SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Ahead of the year-end release of statistics on crime, San Francisco police said through the end of November, burglaries from vehicles were down 3 percent.
Thefts from vehicles totaled 23,309 in the first 11 months of 2019, down from 23,921 in the first eleven months of 2018.READ MORE: 6 Arrested After 2 Sideshows In Vallejo
For all of 2018, thefts from vehicles were down 17 percent to 25,974 thefts. Vehicle break-ins have plagued the Police Department, prompting changes to reduce the number of thefts.READ MORE: Plan For Urban Village At San Jose's New BART Station Raises Concerns With Local Businesses
An average of 2,119 vehicle break-ins occurred in the first 11 months of last year. At that rate, break-ins in all of 2019 would come in 2 percent less than the previous year.MORE NEWS: Passenger Jet Narrowly Missed Truckee Homes When It Crashed
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