Guanajuato continues to reduce crime rates

Guanajuato continues to reduce crime rates during the period January-August 2021, compared to the same period of the year 2020, according to the latest reports from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System.

In this way, in the crimes of high impact of the common jurisdiction, important results have been obtained, as shown by the statistics in the aforementioned period of time.

Guanajuato has reduced its joint incidence of intentional homicide and femicide in the January-August period of 202 by 20.86 percent with 635 fewer victims, going from 2,705 in 2020 to 2,119 in the same period of 2021. It is the fourth place in this area, preceded by followed by Coahuila, Hidalgo and Sinaloa.

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Other crimes that showed a reduction in their incidence in the period from January to August 2021 compared to 2020, are the following:

  • Robbery to business with violence fell 46.3 percent
  • Robbery at home with violence fell 20.3 percent
  • Vehicle theft down 16.9 percent
  • Cattle theft down 35.9 percent
  • Kidnapping down 30.0 percent

So far from the current State Administration, from September 2018 to August 2021, according to the criminal incidence of femicide, Guanajuato ranks 16, in kidnapping place 24 and in extortion place 23. In bank robbery, place 21, all these crimes they are well below the national average.

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It is important to note that in the months of January to August 2021, Guanajuato has decreased its incidence of high-impact crimes by 5.99 percent, in relation to the same period of 2021, occupying the 13th place in the national context.

Likewise, high-impact crimes that are below the national average are: rape, kidnapping, vehicle theft, cattle theft, carrier robbery, pedestrian robbery, bank robbery, extortion, and femicide.

The Government of Guanajuato through the State Public Security Secretariat, will continue to work in coordination with the federal authorities on the matter, as well as with the State Attorney General’s Office with the aim of continuing to reduce crime rates in favor of social peace and tranquility.


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