Violent Crime in Bremerton

Sunday’s edition of the Kitsap Sun will include the first of Josh Farley’s two-part series on violent crime in Bremerton. While statistics by themselves can sometimes be skewed by geographic or other factors, the numbers are troubling.
Bremerton had the most violent crimes per capita in 2005 than any other city in Washington. Odds were that if you knew 100 people in town, at least one had been a victim of violent crime.
Josh’s story Sunday goes into four reasons why. Next Sunday he’ll go over some of the solutions the city is either considering or implementing.

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