By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh saw a significant drop in crime during the first half of 2020.READ MORE: New Jersey Man Dies In Pennsylvania Skydiving Accident
Police say that overall crime dropped 16% from 2019 to 2020.
Violent crime dropped 8%.READ MORE: UPMC Doctor Details Common Coronavirus Vaccine Hesitancies
Crime levels are down nearly 25% from the five-year average.
The biggest drop was in Zone 4, which includes Oakland, Squirrel Hill, and Shadyside.MORE NEWS: Bipartisan Compromise On Infrastructure Bill Seems More Elusive Than Ever
Overall crime and violent crime both went down.