Grand Rapids crime figures -- down.

Incoming Grand Rapids Police Chief David Rahinski told the Grand Rapids City Commission homicide, rape, burglary, larceny and narcotics violations are down. Increasing over the past six months, car theft, aggrivated assault , prostitution and drunken driving.

Rahinski says there could be several reason for the reduction in overall crime, but would like to study the numbers and talk with his department further.