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Milwaukee police announce a 8 percent decline in carjackings

Posted: 10:12 AM, Dec 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-06 16:12:04Z

The Milwaukee Police Department announced Thursday that there has been a decrease in carjackings within the city of Milwaukee.

The number of total carjackings has declined by 8 percent from last year. 

The biggest decrease came in the month of November. In 2017, 56 carjackings were reported. In 2018, only 23 were, a 59 percent decrease.

MPD also said that they will continue to protect the city with the help of traffic initiatives and partnerships with other law enforcement agencies.