According to data from the federal government’s National Security System, special surveillance crimes in Jalisco declined by 58.7% from January to May 2023 compared to the same period in 2018; Human slaughter 17.4% and female slaughter 31.6%. Jalisco is also below the national average in total crime incidence, ranking 19th out of 32 states with a score of 496.8, when the country’s average is 545.7. Jalisco scored 618.8 in 2018, well above the national average, compared to 517.5 that year.
In specific follow-up crimes, which include business dacoity, domestic dacoity, vehicle dacoity, personal dacoity, account holder dacoity, heavy vehicle dacoity, motorcycle dacoity and bank dacoity, the decrease in January-May 2018 compared to the same period in 2023 is 58.7%, That is, in January-May 2018, while 27,794 of these crimes were committed, in the period January-May 2023, 11,488 were recorded.
Governor Enrique Alfaro recalled that these data are generated by the Government of the Republic through SESNSP, and that the entity has no intervention in its preparation. Furthermore, he said that much remains to be done on the security agenda, but there is data that shows progress is being made in the right direction and with a strategy that has yielded results in coordination with the three levels of government.
“These are not data from the state governor, these are data from the federal government that show how Jalisco is doing in terms of security. First, as we said, after many years our state is below the national average in total crime incidence. In 2018 we were well above the national average and today we are below the national average. Now that the national average has increased, our state has managed to reduce the total crime incidence, because it includes all crimes ranging from robbery, murder, cheating, so that there is no one who can say that only some analysis, we can leave managed 27.1% and today we are ranked 19th in the national ranking below the national average. In 2018 we ranked 10th, above the national average,” said Alfaro Ramirez.
The governor also expressed regret that security is an issue that is used politically, such as the case of young people working in an operations center in Zapopan.
“These are difficult days for Jalisco. The brutal murder of 8 youths by organized crime is a fact that has hurt the whole of Jalisco. However, it is also unfortunate that there are those who, based on these facts, consider a tragedy and with lies and slander that scare the population and, above all, cause concern to the people of Jalisco. For this reason, as I have always done, speaking from the front, because my I don’t have a spokesperson, nor have I raised the issue of security, I just want to let all the people of Jalisco know the reality in terms of security.” President
The president of Jalisco elaborated, with figures from the SESNSP, a reduction in crimes of special surveillance which in general was about 60%.
“Look what was the monthly average of crimes in 2018, 5,559, in 2023, 2,298. And if we look at the crime rate, in vehicle theft we went from 8,192 to 3,910 in January-May 2018 period as compared to 2023, a 52% reduction.” , and we reduced the monthly average of crimes from 1,638 vehicles per month to 782. See business thefts, down 77%, from 7,389 to 1,684 in the January-May period. We went from 1,478 businesses stolen per month in 2018 337 dacoities, a reduction of 54.7%, we went from 6,519 to 2,951 in this period, reducing the monthly average from 1,304 to 590”, the governor elaborated.
Thefts from account holders fell 71%, going from 330 to 94 incidents, and the monthly average dropped from 66 to 19. Bank robberies fell 84%, with 19 to 3 incidents and a monthly average of 4 to 1. Home burglaries fell 63.9%, from 3,454 to 1,246 incidents and the monthly average dropped from 691 to 249. Thefts of heavy-duty vehicles fell 66.9%, from 399 to 132 incidents, with a monthly average of 80 to 26 incidents. The incidents of motorcycle theft decreased from 1,492 to 1,468.
From January-May 2018 to 2023, there has been a 17% reduction in the number of victims of direct aggression in deposits. There has been a decline of 31.6 percent in the murder of women. The number of people in state graves also increased by more than 1,370%. In addition, during the month of May, 441 alleged offenders were linked to the process for committing the crime, and 102 offenders convicted of offenses such as premeditated murder, child sexual abuse, offense against health, intentional injury, rape, family violence Was ordained. among others.