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ShotSpotter statistics show 28.9% decrease in Fresno shootings last year

March 26, 2019

“FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- ShotSpotter technology allows Fresno Police to pinpoint and respond to neighborhoods where shots have been fired. Fresno was among three cities which showed significant declines in shootings in 2018. ShotSpotter says Savannah, Georgia was down 30.1%. Shootings in Fresno declined by 28.9% while the rate in Milwaukee went down 24.3%. "When ShotSpotter notified us that we were the city that had the second highest reduction in gunfire, that's pretty amazing, but it wasn't shocking in terms of what our successes were," said Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer.” (read full article here)