Exmouth crime rates down for fourth year

Exmouth police chief inspector Jez Capey has revealed the town has seen reduced crime levels for the fourth year running.

Exmouth police chief inspector Jez Capey has revealed the town has seen reduced crime levels for the fourth year running.

Inspector Capey said officers at Exmouth were determined to maintain the town's level of safety.

He said: "Exmouth policing sector continues to show excellent performance levels and remains one of the top performing areas in the force. I intend to make every effort to keep it that way.

"As I now approach my fourth year as Exmouth sector inspector I am pleased to report that I've managed to maintain a reduction in crime in every year so far.

"Early signs this year are that this trend is continuing with a current rolling 12 months reduction of -9.3 per cent - a decrease from 2,646 offences to 2,401 offences.