>>Reading Mayor Eddie Morán Addresses Crime In 2022 State Of The City Address
(Reading, PA) -- Reading's Mayor Eddie Moran has given his annual state of the city address, including how crime has impacted Reading this past year. He says overall crime was reduced last year by three-point one percent compared to 2020. This includes nearly a four percent reduction in violent crimes and a two-point nine percent drop in property crimes. The Mayor says those accomplishments are the direct result of the hard work of the city's police department on a daily basis. Mayor Moran also applauded the efforts of the Reading School District, faith-based community leaders and concerned residents which he says contributed to the reduction in crime activity.