officials came together on Friday to review the 2013 crime statistics. After
the city recorded 50 homicides last year, leaders are hoping things will be
different for this year. There have been
no homicides recorded as of yet.
During the hour long meeting, law enforcement
officials and the mayor discussed ideas on how to curb the homicide rate in
"At the end of the day we just
have to love one another," said Mayor Todd Strange. The mayor admitted
that sounds good in theory and knows it's highly unlikely this city of 208,000
will sail through another year without a murder.
Coming up on Alabama Live, Central
Alabama CrimeStoppers will be doing a LIVE segment to discuss ways you and your
valuables safe in 2014. They will also discuss the rising statistics on
robberies and burglaries for January and February.