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Police Chief: Number Of Criminal Cases In Budapest Falls Significantly

By Tamás Székely // 2017.02.10.

Last year, 60,864 criminal cases were reported in Budapest, down from 70,000 in 2015, the city’s police chief said.


Gábor Bucsek added that the ratio of successful investigations was 40%. Referring to survey figures from the Central Statistical Office, Bucsek said that the ratio of Budapest residents who felt safe in the city had also increased by 14 percentage points, to 79%.

He also said that police officers were now patrolling streets around the clock, and if alerted, the police would arrive at a crime site in 14 minutes on average.

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