Crime level in Ukraine down by 12% since Feb. 24

25 December 2022, 12:34 PM
The police registered fewer crimes (Photo:National Police of Ukraine/Facebook)

The police registered fewer crimes (Photo:National Police of Ukraine/Facebook)

Ukraine’s crime rate has fallen by 12% since the start of the full-scale Russian invasion on Feb. 24, according to a post on Telegram made by Ihor Klymenko, head of the National Police of Ukraine, on Dec. 24.

“The National Police of Ukraine registered about 261,000 crimes during the 10 months of full-scale war,” Klymenko wrote.

“This is 12% less than last year. Individuals have been charged regarding almost 126,000 criminal offenses.”

Additionally, the National Police has registered 97,000 traffic accidents over this same period.

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“Deaths on the roads decreased by 17% — 2,438 people have perished as a result of car accidents,” Klymenko said.

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