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Crime During DST.

Springing forward means we’re in Daylight Saving Time now, so the sun sets an hour later.  And one nice side-effect of that is LESS CRIME.  A study a few years ago found crime rates drop 7% during Daylight Saving Time.



A home security system company just looked at property crime rates, specifically between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM.  Here are a few crimes that tend to be less common when the sun sets later in the day . . .



1.  Robberies and muggings.


2.  Stolen cars.


3.  Theft of car parts, like catalytic converters.


4.  Thefts from buildings.


5.  Property damage.


6.  Breaking into cars to steal stuff.


7.  Shoplifting.

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