OFFICIALLY UNOFFICIAL: A Running List of Robberies That Went Under The Radar

After seeing our report about yet another victim who opted to not file a police report, a CWB reader commented:

Me thinks I will go back to the start of this blog and try to categorize ALL these reports and see how our numbers match up with the CPD.

We loved his idea, so we did the work for him.

Going forward, we will maintain a list of robberies that were not made “official” with police reports, yet we know they were reported to 911. A link to the list, which has racked up 9 cases in under a month,  will remain at the top of our home page.

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