Paid letter: Myhra can address rising crime

It was both discouraging and alarming to read the crime data reported last month by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Ap...

September 21, 2022
8:14 PM

It was both discouraging and alarming to read the crime data reported last month by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in its Uniform Crime Report. Violent crime increased 23.9% in our metro area in just one year! The major categories—murder, aggravated assault, rape, motor vehicle theft, and assaults on police officers—all saw significant increases over the prior year.Still, it is encouraging to know that those of us in Burnsville and Savage have solutions.