The number of crimes continues to decrease in Cape May County. The New Jersey State Police Uniform Criming Reporting Unit compared data from January to September 2009, versus the same time period the year before. The crime index decreased 7.2 percent, with violent crimes reduced 12.7 percent, and non-violent crime down 6.9 percent. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office issued a press release on this information, saying they wanted to thank local and state police that help make these numbers possible. The full report from 2009 is online now at the Prosecutor’s website at www.cmcpros.net.