By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh saw a significant drop in crime during the first half of 2020.
Police say that overall crime dropped 16% from 2019 to 2020.
Violent crime dropped 8%.
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.
Overall crime and violent crime both went down.