During 2021, femicide grew 1.2 percent, rapes 40.4 percent, and family violence 6.1 percent, acknowledged the governor of Jalisco in a video that he shared on social networks with data from the National Security System (SNS).
“They are crimes that also speak of a social problem that has to be addressed with a comprehensive vision, that they have to have all a prevention work to address the causes of the problem rather than the effects and we are going to focus on this task, on the day of Tomorrow the strategy will be approved at the security table that we will present in order to face this enormous challenge in this year 2022 ”, he stated.
On the subject of homicides, he presumed that, Although it is not the result I would like, Jalisco is already below the national average.
“Jalisco is already below the national average with a rate of 20 intentional homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. In absolute numbers we can say that, although they are not the reduction levels that we would like, we have dropped 1.2 percent in 2021 compared to 2018, and 9.3 percent compared to 2020, ”he explained.
As a few months ago, during his government report, he assured that this type of crime is linked to organized crime.
“We would like to go much faster to meet the challenge posed by the issue of intentional homicides, the vast majority of these homicides related to drugs and organized crime,” he reiterated.
What’s more, He affirmed that in the last four years, Jalisco reduced its incidence of property crime by 49 percent, as it went from 65 thousand 587 robberies in 2018, to 33 thousand 473 robberies reported in 2021.
Although compared to the previous year, the decrease was 14.8 percent, going from 39 thousand 277 robberies committed in 2020, to 33 thousand 473 in 2021.
He highlighted that, of this type of crime, the only one that had an increase was in the theft of a private vehicle of 1.9 percent from 2020 to 2021.
He pointed out that these results are also reflected in the perception of citizens, since in the National Survey of Victimization and Perception of Public Safety (ENVIPE), andl INEGI reports that security as the main concern fell from 73.3 percent in 2020, to 58.5 percent in 2021, figure below the national average; likewise, the perception of insecurity improved 7.1 points.
The president reiterated that coordinated work between the three levels of government will continue to maintain the downward trend in crime incidence.