The number of crimes reported on the University of Kansas campus went down notably from 2016 to 2017, university police announced Friday.
Overall, crime decreased 13 percent, with 671 criminal offenses reported to KU police in 2017 compared to 770 incidents in 2016, according to a news release from the KU Office of Public Safety.
Notably, with lawful concealed carry of handguns being allowed on campus for the first time beginning July 1, 2017, KU police tallied zero criminal weapons violations in 2017, according to crime statistics provided by police.
Prior to 2017, campus police have recorded a total of 14 weapons violations since 2008, according to the statistics.
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