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Each dot represents roughly the whereabouts of a theft (pink) or burglary (blue) call received by the Payson Police Department between Jan. 1 and March 31 of this year. One additional theft not on the map occurred in the Chaparral Pines area.

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Payson’s crime index falls for third year

As the economic activity fell across the Rim Country for a second year, some may assume crime would rise, as more people have time to commit crimes and an increased motive to do so.

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