Combating Crime and Protecting Lives, prepared By the Crime Analysis Unit of the Albany Police Department, was released Friday.
Last year there were nine homicides, compared to ten in 2014.There were 35 rapes in 2015, up nine from 2014.There were 47 more robberies, totaling 204 in 2015.But there were 12 fewer aggravated assaults, totaling 546.When looking at crime trends as a total, there were 4,757 in 2015, down 194 from 2014.
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